118th United States Congress (We Won This Election)

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118th United States Congress
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A photo of the United States Capitol, with a sunrise in the background.

January 3, 2023 – January 3, 2025
Members 100 Senators
435 Representatives
6 Non-voting delegates
Senate Majority Democratic
Senate President Mike Pence (R)
House Majority Democratic
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D)
Sessions
1st: January 3, 2023 – January 3, 2024
2nd: January 3, 2024 – present

The 118th United States Congress is the current meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It convened in Washington, D.C., on January 3, 2023, and will end on January 3, 2025, during the final two years of President Donald Trump's second term.

Major events

Donald Trump during his 2023 State of the Union address with Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
  • January 3, 2023, 118th Congress officially begins. Members-elect of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives are sworn in. Incumbent Democratic Speaker Nancy Pelosi is reelected as Speaker over Republican Kevin McCarthy along party lines.

Party summary

Senate

Senate composition at the start of the session

At the start of the 118th Congress, there were 53 Democratic senators, 44 Republican senators, and 3 independent senators. All three independent senators (Angus King of Maine, Evan McMullin of Utah, and Bernie Sanders of Vermont) are members of the Democratic caucus, and are occasionally counted as part of the Democrats' total.

House

Senate composition at the start of the session