111th Congress (2009-2011)

President: Barack Obama (D-IL)

House Majority Party: Democrat

House Majority Seats: 257 out of 435

House Speaker: Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)

 

Vice President: Joe Biden (D-DE)

Senate Majority Party: Democrat

Senate Majority Seats: 59 out of 100

Senate Majority Leader: Sen. Harry M. Reid (D-NV)

Above: Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV), the Senate Majority Leader.

Enactments:

Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

Expansion of State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

Continuing Appropriations Act of 2009

Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009

Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009

The Serve America Act

Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009

Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009

Tobacco Regulation

Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009

Supplemental Appropriations for the Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save Program

Legislative Branch Appropriations Act of 2009

Agriculture Appropriation Act of 2009

Veterans Affairs Appropriations Advancement

Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2009

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010

Department of Energy Appropriations Act of 2009

Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2010

Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2009

Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010

Defense Appropriations Act of 2009

Public Debt Limit Increase

Travel Promotion Act of 2009

Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Small Business Loan Guarentee Act Extension

Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010

Continuing Extension Act of 2010

Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010

Preservation of Access to Care for Medicare Beneficiaries and Pension Relief Act of 2010

Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Enactments (cont):

Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2010 

Iraq and Afghanistan Supplemental Appropriations Act

Patent and Trademark Supplemental Appropriations Act

Education, Jobs and Medicaid Funding Act

Border Security Appropriations Act

Small Business Jobs Act of 2010

Continuing Appropriations Act

Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010

National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010

First Continuing Appropriations Act of 2010

Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010

Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, And Job Creation Act Of 2010

Second Continuing Appropriations Act of 2010

Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010

Continuing Appropriations and Surface Transportation Extensions Act 

James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act

FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

Ike Skelton National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011 

New START Treaty

Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act

American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009

DISCLOSE Act

Emergency Senior Citizens Relief Act of 2010 

District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009

Medicare Physician Fairness Act 

Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act of 2010 

Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2010 

Troubled Asset Relief Program Disapproval

Greenhouse Gas Regulation EPA Rule Disapproval

Fiscal 2010 Budget Resolution