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United States of America
What is the leadership position below Vice President of the United states in the senate?
What position in the senate does the vice-president serve?
The Vice President of the United States serves as President of the Senate. ...
Asked in Government
What is the leadership position in the Senate just below the Vice President of the US?
The President Pro Tempora (sp?) stands in for the Vice President as the leader of the Senate when ever the VP is not there(which is often). ...
What position in the senate does the vice president serve?
President of the Senate The Vice President is the President of the Senate. He presides over the Senate and casts the tie breaking vote. In reality, however, this position is more symbolic. The President Pro Tempore presides over the Senate in the Vice Presidents absence (which is often) and the Majority Leader has most of the power. For more information, check out these websites: (The Current Senate Leadership)http://www.senate.gov/pagelayout/senators/a_three_sections_with_teasers/leadership.htm (General Leadership) http://www.senate.gov/reference/reference_index_subjects/Leadership_vrd.htm ...
Asked in Political Office Holders
What is the leading government position in the United states senate?
The United States Vice President is also the leader of the United States Senate. If the Vice President isn't available, the Pro Tempore takes over. ...
What is a slang term for the Senate president's other title?
The position of President of the Senate is held by the Vice President of the United States. The slang term for the Vice President is Veep. ...
What is the president pro temp responsibility?
He is a voting member of the US Senate with great seniority which puts him in a position of leadership on important committees in the Senate. He also has the ceremonial position as vice-chair of the Senate and is third in line in the presidential succession. ...
Asked in Government
Who presides over the Senate when the president of the Senate is not present?
The president of the Senate is the Vice President of the United States. When the VP is not there (which he usually is not), the Senate is presided over by the President Pro Tempore. This position is elected by the Senate and is usually the most senior member of the majority party. Currently, the President Pro Tempore is Daniel Inouye of Hawaii. ...
Asked in US Presidents
Who is designated the president of the senate?
The Vice President of the United States is president of the Senate, but only votes when there is a tie within the Senate. In his absence, leadership falls to the President pro tempore, who is normally the most senior senator of the majority political party. This individual will not always be the same as the Senate Majority Leader, which is a party position. The President pro tempore is third in line to succeed to the Presidency should a vacancy exist. Under usual circumstances,...
What do you have to do to be the president of the Senate?
To be the president of the US Senate you must also be the vice-President of the United States. ...
Asked in US Presidents
Who is the president of the senate and when may the person vote?
In the United States, the President of the Senate is the Vice President of the United States. The President of the Senate only votes in order to break a tie. This has happened 242 times in the history of the United States. ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues
What are the top leadership positions formally and in reality in the Senate and House?
The Speaker of The House Of Representatives is both the highest leadership position in the House as well as the holder of the actual power of his/her political party. The President Pro-Tem of the Senate is the equivelant position in the Senate. Both positions are customarily (but not by law) held by the most senior and most powerful members of the majority political party, who vote on who is to be selected to hold the position. ...
Asked in Home & Garden, US Constitution
What feature of position of speaker of the house makes it a more powerful position than that of president of the senate?
the president of the senate is not a member of the majority party