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Committee on Committees / Party Leaders (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Committee on Committees / Party Leaders (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Committee on Committees / Party Leaders At the beginning of each Congress, members meet to organize and select their leaders. Committees formed in each party conference and responsible for nominating the party’s members to committee membership and committee leadership positions. Nominations are subject to approval […]

Minority Leader (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Minority Leader (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Minority Leader Floor leader and chief spokesperson for the minority party in each chamber, elected by the members of that party. The minority leader is also responsible for devising the chamber’s minority party political and procedural strategy. Also see Majority Whip; § 5.50 Party Leadership, […]

Whip, Majority Whip, Minority Whip (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Whip, Majority Whip, Minority Whip (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Whip, Majority Whip, Minority Whip In addition to the majority and minority party leaders, each party elects assistant leaders, or “Whips.” Assistants to the floor leaders who are also elected by their party conferences. The majority and minority whips (and their assistants) are responsible for […]