Senate Democrats complete committee assignments

Senate Banking — Chairman: Johnson (S.D.); Reed, Charles Schumer (N.Y.), Robert Menendez (N.J.), Daniel Akaka, Brown, Tester, Kohl, Mark Warner (Va.), Jeff Merkley (Ore.), Michael Bennet (Colo.), Hagan (N.C.). 

Senate Finance — Chairman: Max Baucus (Mont.); Jay Rockefeller (W.Va.), Kent Conrad (N.D.), Jeff Bingaman (N.M.), John Kerry (Mass.), Ron Wyden (Ore.), Schumer, Debbie Stabenow (Mich.), Maria Cantwell (Wash.), Bill Nelson (Fla.), Menendez, Tom Carper (Del.), Cardin (Md.). 

Senate Budget — Chairman: Kent Conrad; Murray, Wyden, Bill Nelson, Stabenow, Cardin, Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Sheldon Whitehouse (R.I.), Warner, Merkley, Mark Begich (Alaska), Chris Coons (Del.).  

Joint Economic Committee — Bingaman, Bob Casey (Pa.), Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), Jim Webb (Va.), Warner, Sanders.

Small Business — Chairman: Mary Landrieu; Carl Levin (Mich.), Harkin, Kerry, Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.), Cantwell, Pryor, Cardin, Jeanne Shaheen (N.H.), Hagan.