What position did Nancy Pelosi get in the government?
Congresswoman, House Minority Whip, House Minority Leader, and Speaker of the House. ...
Asked in Barack Obama
Who did Obama choose for his house minority whip?
The House minority whip is not chosen by the president. He or she is elected by congresspeople of the same political party. Furthermore, Obama is a Democrat and both houses of Congress are majority Democratic. The minority whip would be a Republican. ...
Asked in US Constitution
Who will be the new Minority Leader and Minority Whip in the House of Representatives?
House Democrats have elected Nancy Pelosi as Minority Leader and Steny Hoyer as Minority Whip for the 112th Congress (2011-2012, give or take a few days). ...
What are the titles of the leadership of Congress?
Congressional leadership is a follows: House of Representative: Speaker of the House Majority Leader Minority Leader Majority Whip Minority Whip Senate: President of the Senate (vice president of the U. S.) Majority Leader Minority Leader President pro tempore of the Senate Assistant Majority Leader (Majority Whip) Assistant Minority Leader (Minority Whip) ...
Asked in US Congress
Who is the current Minority Whip in the US House of Representatives?
As of the 113th US Congress (2013-2015), the US House of Representatives Minority Whip is Democrat Steny Hoyer of Maryland's 5th District. ...
What is the role of the house minority whip?
Whether it's the majority whip or the minority whip, this is the person who makes sure members of his or her party are rounded up for important votes; the whip also tries to make sure those members vote the way party leadership wants them to vote. The majority whip is from the party in power; the minority whip is from the party not in power. Currently (2012), the majority party in the House is the Republicans, so the majority whip would...
Which position is higher minority leader or minority whip?
The 'Minority Leader' is just that - the leader. The 'Minority Whip' is the 2nd in command or assistant Minority Leader if you will. This is also the case for the majority party leaders as well. This order holds true for both the House and Senate. ...
What is the White House Whip?
There is no White House Whip. However, each house of the U.S. Congress has both a majority and minority whip. The job of the whip is to ensure that the representatives of their party attend important votes and vote along party lines. ...
What is the organizational structure of congress?
House Leadership: Majority Party Speaker of the House Majority Leader Assistant Majority Leader Majority Whip Minority Party Minority Leader Assistant Minority Leader Minority Whip Senate Leadership President of the Senate is the Vice President of U.S. President Pro Tempore--Senator of the Majority Party with Seniority Majority Leadership Senate Majority Leader Assistant Senate Majority Leader Senate Majority Whip Minority Leadership Senate Minority Leader Assistant Senate Minority Leader Senate Minority Whip ...
Asked in History of the United States, Statutes of Limitations, US Government, US Senators and Representatives
Who are the current party officers of the house?
Nancy Pelosi is the Speaker of the House Steny Hoyer is the Majority Floor Leader John Boyhner? is the Minority Floor Leader James Clyburn is the Majority Whip Erick Cantor is the Minority Whip ...
Asked in US Constitution
What are the top two partisan positions in the house?
The top two positions in the House are actually a top four position. Those positions consist of the Majority Leader and the Majority Whip, the Minority Leader and the Minority Whip. Each is consistent with the relative party that is in control of the house. ...
Asked in Politics and Government
What is the minority party whip in Congress?
The leader of a minority party is called the minority leader (House Minority Leader and Senate Minority Leader). The whip (in the majority or minority party) is the leader's deputy who serves as the assistant floor leader. The party's whip has the job of watching how the party members vote on bills, persuading the members to vote as the party wishes, and seeing that the members of that particular party are present on the floor to vote. ...
What is the primary job of a whip in the House and Senate?
There are two whips in each House, a majority whip and a minority whip. Each whip's job is to ensure members are going to vote along party lines on issues important to the party leadership. ...
Asked in Local Laws, State Laws, Federal Laws
Assisting the majority and minority party leaders in both houses are members called what?
Majority whip and Minority whip (PLATO)
Asked in US Senators and Representatives
What is the purpose of the majority and minority whip?
The majority and the minority whips are usually elected by members of their parties. The majority and the minority whips serve as the spoke people for their parties and manage and schedule the executive and legislative business in the House. ...
What is the difference between a floor leader and a whip?
# The difference between a floor leader and a whip is the floor leader is the majority leader or minority leader in either the Senate or the House of Representatives. Where as the whip is The party official who rounds up party votes ...
Asked in US Presidents, US Constitution, US Congress
How the House of Representatives is organized starting with vice president?
The Vice President is not a part of the House of Representatives. The Vice President is Chairman of the Senate. The leader of the House of Representatives is called the Speaker of the House. He is the most prominent member of the majority party. Beneath him is the Whip Majority Leader, or the Representative who presides over the House's meetings in the Speaker's absence. The minority party also has a leader and whip leader; by tradition, these would instantly become the Speaker and Whip Majority...