Majority Leader (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms

Majority Leader

The Majority Leader is elected by her party colleagues. In the Senate, the Majority Leader, in collaboration with the Minority Leader, directs the legislation schedule for the Senate. Each is her party’s spokesperson and chief strategist.

In the House, the Majority Leader is second to the Speaker in the majority party’s leadership, and serves as his party’s legislative strategist.

Also see Congressional Leadership and Committees; Floor Leaders; Whips; § 5.50, Party Leadership, in Congressional Deskbook.

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