Who Are the Members of the House Caucus on Missing and Exploited Children?

It’s easy to find the membership list of the Senate Caucus on Missing, Exploited, and Runaway Children.

Oddly, today, I can’t find the membership list for the Congressional Missing and Exploited Children’s Caucus anywhere. Google has let me down.

The Senate Caucus web page has a link for The Congressional Missing and Exploited Children’s Caucus at http://www.house.gov/lampson/CMECC.htm but that page is missing because Rep. Lampson lost his seat. (He’s now running in TX-22, DeLay’s old seat. Oh the irony.) Seems the Senate Caucus doesn’t update its links very often.

Archive.org hasn’t visited Lampson’s page since 2004, which is probably when it stopped existing. Back then it listed three leaders of the caucus:

Rep. Nick Lampson, (D-TX) CHAIRMAN & FOUNDER
Rep. Bud Cramer, (D-AL) CO-CHAIRMAN
Rep. Mark Foley, (R-FL) CO-CHAIRMAN

Thanks to archive.org I was able to find that in 2004 the House Caucus boasted 150 members — but even there I couldn’t get the list, just a “Data Retrieval Error”.

It would be good to have that list — a target-rich environment, even if an article from July, 2006 in US Fed News suggests the number of members may have dropped to 136.

Bonus Ironic Article Title: “Making prey of the predators” By Mark Foley and Orrin Hatch (Washington Times, June 24, 2005). Good quotes: “For too long, too many sex offenders have been treated like petty criminals. As a result, too many children and too many lives have been lost. These pedophiles prey on our children and will continue to do so unless stopped.” And “We need to stop playing Russian roulette with children’s lives. We need to stop these pedophiles now.”

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6 Responses to Who Are the Members of the House Caucus on Missing and Exploited Children?

  1. 1) You could call one of the co-chairman’s office and ask

    2) Looking for the phrase “Missing and Exploited Children’s Caucus” turns up a bunch of them

    3) But it doesn’t strike me as “a target-rich environment” – it’s a substantial fraction of Congress. And how are you going to prove anything, even if they are at higher-than-average probability of scandal?

  2. je says:

    I cannot find any listing either. Nothing about its activities any where. The Senate Caucus is quite visible. I suspect that Lampson and Cramer (Dems) deserve a good look – in addition to Foley.

  3. Michael says:

    From what little I know, Lampson sounds like a pretty good guy — good enough that DeLay gerrymandered him out of a seat.

  4. I was able to get through to the Internet Archive page, and I mailed you a copy from it.

  5. Michael says:

    Thank you!

    Membership [in 2004]

    Caucus Leadership

    * Rep. Nick Lampson (TX-9)
    * Rep. Mark Foley (FL-16)
    * Rep. Bud Cramer (AL-5)

    Members

    * Rep. Shelley Berkley (NV-1)
    * Rep. Howard Berman (CA-28)
    * Rep. Marion Berry (AR-1)
    * Rep. Judy Biggert (IL-13)
    * Rep. Roy Blunt (MO-7)
    * Rep. Sherwood Boehlert (NY-24)
    * Rep. Mary Bono (CA-45)
    * Rep. John Boozman (AR-3)
    * Rep. Leonard Boswell (IA-3)
    * Rep. Kevin Brady (TX-8)
    * Rep. Corrine Brown (FL-3)
    * Rep. Henry Brown (SC-1)
    * Rep. Dan Burton (IN-5)
    * Rep. Ken Calvert (CA-44)
    * Rep. Lois Capps (CA-23)
    * Rep. Michael Capuano (MA-8)
    * Rep. Dennis Cardoza (CA-18)
    * Rep. Julia Carson (IN-7)
    * Rep. Michael Castle (DE-at large)
    * Rep. Jerry Costello (IL-12)
    * Rep. Ander Crenshaw (FL-4)
    * Rep. Barbara Cubin (WY-at large)
    * Rep. Danny Davis (IL-7)
    * Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-4)
    * Rep. William Delahunt (MA-10)
    * Rep. Rosa DeLauro (CT-3)
    * Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart (FL-21)
    * Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25)
    * Rep. Lloyd Doggett (TX-10)
    * Rep. Cal Dooley (CA-20)
    * Rep. Jennifer Dunn (WA-8)
    * Rep. Eliot Engel (NY-17)
    * Rep. Anna Eshoo (CA-14)
    * Rep. Bob Etheridge (NC-2)
    * Rep. Lane Evans (IL-17)
    * Rep. Sam Farr (CA-17)
    * Rep. Bob Filner (CA-51)
    * Rep. Martin Frost (TX-24)
    * Rep. Scott Garrett (NJ-5)
    * Rep. Charlie Gonzalez (TX-20)
    * Rep. Bob Goodlatte (VA-6)
    * Rep. Bart Gordon (TN-6)
    * Rep. Kay Granger (TX-12)
    * Rep. Gene Green (TX-29)
    * Rep. Mark Green (TX-WI-8)
    * Rep. Jim Greenwood (PA-8)
    * Rep. Gil Gutknecht (MN-1)
    * Rep. Ralph Hall (TX-4)
    * Rep. Katherine Harris (FL-13)
    * Rep. Melissa Hart (PA-4)
    * Rep. Alcee Hastings (FL-23)
    * Rep. Darlene Hooley (OR-5)
    * Rep. Steny Hoyer (MD-5)
    * Rep. Steve Israel (NY-2)
    * Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee (TX-18)
    * Rep. William Jenkins (TN-1)
    * Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30)
    * Rep. Nancy Johnson (CT-5)
    * Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones (OH-11)
    * Rep. Walter Jones (NC-3)
    * Rep. Sue Kelly (NY-19)
    * Rep. Patrick Kennedy (RI-1)
    * Rep. Ron Kind (WI-3)
    * Rep. Peter King (NY 3)
    * Rep. Mark Kirk (IL-10)
    * Rep. Jim Kolbe (AZ-8)
    * Rep. Jim Langevin (RI-2)
    * Rep. Tom Lantos (CA-12)
    * Rep. John Larson (CT-1)
    * Rep. Steven LaTourette (OH-14)
    * Rep. John Lewis (GA-5)
    * Rep. William Lipinski (IL-3)
    * Rep. Frank LoBbiondo (NJ-2)
    * Rep. Zoe Lofgren (CA-16)
    * Rep. Nita Lowey (NY-18)
    * Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY-14)
    * Rep. Donald Manzullo (IL-16)
    * Rep. Jim Matheson (UT-2)
    * Rep. Jim McGovern (MA-3)
    * Rep. John McHugh (NY-23)
    * Rep. Scott McInnis (CO-3)
    * Rep. Mike McIntyre (NC-7)
    * Rep. Robert Menendez (NJ-13)
    * Rep. Juanita Millender-McDonald (CA-37)
    * Rep. Jeff Miller (FL-1)
    * Rep. Dennis Moore (KS-3)
    * Rep. Jim Moran (VA-8)
    * Rep. Marilyn Musgrave (CO-4)
    * Rep. Richard Neal (MA-02)
    * Rep. Anne Northup (KY-3)
    * Rep. Eleanor Holnes Norton (DC)
    * Rep. Tom Osborne (NE-3)
    * Rep. Doug Ose (CA-3)
    * Rep. Major Owens (NY-11)
    * Rep. Frank Pallone (NJ-6)
    * Rep. Bill Pascrell (NJ-8)
    * Rep. Donald Payne (NJ-10)
    * Rep. Nancy Pelosi (CA-8)
    * Rep. Collin Peterson (MN-7)
    * Rep. Earl Pomeroy (ND- at large)
    * Rep. Deborah Pryce (OH-15)
    * Rep. Jim Ramstad (MN-3)
    * Rep. Ralph Regula (OH-16)
    * Rep. Silvestre Reyes (TX-16)
    * Rep. Ciro Rodriguez (TX-28)
    * Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-18)
    * Rep. Mike Ross (AR-4)
    * Rep. Steve Rothman (NJ-9)
    * Rep. Bobby Rush (IL-1)
    * Rep. Jim Ryun (KS-2)
    * Rep. Loretta Sanchez (CA-47)
    * Rep. Bernard Sanders (VT-at large)
    * Rep. Max Sandlin (TX-1)
    * Rep. Clay Shaw (FL-22)
    * Rep. Brad Sherman (CA-27)
    * Rep. John Shimkus (IL-19)
    * Rep. Rob Simmons (CT-2)
    * Rep. Louise Slaughter (NY-28)
    * Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-4)
    * Rep. Cliff Stearns (FL-6)
    * Rep. Bart Stupak (MI-1)
    * Rep. Tom Tancredo (CO-6)
    * Rep. John Tanner (TN-8)
    * Rep. Ellen Tauscher (CA-10)
    * Rep. Lee Terry (NE-2)
    * Rep. Bennie Thompson (MS-2)
    * Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-1)
    * Rep. John Tierney (MA-6)
    * Rep. Jim Turner (TX-2)
    * Rep. Tom Udall (NM-3)
    * Rep. Chris Van Hollen (MD-8)
    * Rep. Nydia Velasquez (NY-12)
    * Rep. Peter Visclosky (IN-1)
    * Rep. Greg Walden (OR-2)
    * Rep. Zach Wamp (TN-3)
    * Rep. Robert Wexler (FL-19)
    * Rep. Heather Wilson (NM-1)
    * Rep. Lynn Woolsey (CA-6)
    * Rep. Albert Wynn (MD-4)

  6. Philip says:

    The Spring 2006 edition of the “Congressional Yellow Book,” in addition to Bud Cramer and Mark Foley, lists these two as staff contacts:

    Julie Barkemeyer 202-225-4801
    Bradley Schreiber 202-225-5792

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