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XIII. Congressional Leaders A. Chosen every term (2 years) in both House and Senate XIII. Congressional Leaders A. Chosen every term (2 years) in both House and Senate B. Both Majority and Minority parties choose a leader and an assistant to that leader 1. Majority Party (one more than 1/2) a. Majority Leader-the leader of the majority party in each house of Congress b. Majority Whip-assistant to the majority leader 2. Minority Party (one less than 1/2) a. Minority Leader-the leader of the minority party in each house of Congress b. Minority Whip- assistant to the minority leader Mc. Carthy (MH) Pelosi (m. H) Reid (m. S) Mc. Connell (MS)

√C. Speaker of the House-Leader of the √House of Representatives 1. Member of the √C. Speaker of the House-Leader of the √House of Representatives 1. Member of the Majority Party 2. Speaker is in charge of almost everything that happens in the House 3. Paul Ryan is the Speaker of the House

D. President of the Senate-Leader of the Senate • 1. Vice President of the D. President of the Senate-Leader of the Senate • 1. Vice President of the United States • a. Joe Biden is the President of the Senate • b. does not vote unless a tie • 2. If the VP is not there, the President • Pro Tempore is the President • a. Orrin Hatch – b. President for the time being

XIV. Congressional Committees A. Are in place to make it easier for Congress to XIV. Congressional Committees A. Are in place to make it easier for Congress to consider bills B. Each Committee does the research on the bills C. Types of Committees 1. Standing Committee-a permanent committee of Congress a. divided into Subcommittees-group within a standing committee b. example is the Agricultural committee 2. Select Committee-a temporary committee of Congress 3. Joint Committee-a committee that includes members of both houses of Congress a. Example is the Taxation committee

XV. Committee Membership • A. Leader of each house assign congresspersons to each committee XV. Committee Membership • A. Leader of each house assign congresspersons to each committee • B. Majority gets more seats in each committee • C. Committee assigned according to Seniority system • 1. Seniority system-the best jobs go to the members of Congress • which have served the longest

Examples of Committees in Congress (p 220) Examples of Committees in Congress (p 220)