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Chairman / Chair / Chairwoman (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Chairman / Chair / Chairwoman (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Chairman / Chair / Chairwoman The presiding officer of a committee or subcommittee. In the Senate, chairmanship is based on seniority of committee tenure, but a senator may not chair more than one standing committee. Traditionally, the majority party member with the greatest seniority on […]

Policy Committees (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Policy Committees (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Policy Committees Each party policy committee provides research and other services to members of Congress and also serves as a forum for discussion of party legislative strategy. Also see Congressional Leadership and Committees; § 5.50, Party Leadership, in Congressional Deskbook.   More House Democrats House […]