Asked in Political Office Holders, US Congress
What are the responsibilities of the house majority whip?
The House majority whip is basically the third highest ranking position in the house, behind the speaker and the majority leader. The house majority whip is a member of the majority party and is responsible for trying to unite his party and get party members to vote with the party. ...
Asked in Politics and Government, Political Office Holders, US Government, US Senators and Representatives
Who is the current majority whip in the US House of Representatives?
The House of Representatives Majority Whip is Steve Scalise (R-LA). *A whip in the United States House of Representatives manages their party's legislative program on the House floor. The Whip keeps track of all legislation and ensures that all party members are present when important measures are to be voted upon. He is the third ranking member of his party in the House, after the Speaker of the House and the House Majority Leader. ...
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) ...
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 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...
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 US Congress
What agency coordinates the budget-making work of congress?
The Speaker of the House and the Majority Whip and the chairman of the Ways and Means committee in the House; the President of the Senate and the Majority Whip in the Senate and the chairman of the Senate committee that does the budget, guides this through congress. ...
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...
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. ...
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 US Constitution
Who is the majority leader and majority whip?
House Majority Leader: Eric Cantor (R-Virginia) House Majority Whip: Kevin McCarthy (R-California) Senate Majority Leader: Harry Reid (D-Nevada) Senate Majority Whip: Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) In the Senate, the Majority Leader is in charge of which ever party has the most seats. They decide what their party should support and what Bills they should agree to. In the House, the Majority Leader is second-in-command of the party with the most seats (the Speaker of the House comes first). In the Senate, the Majority Leader shares...
Asked in US Constitution, Woodrow Wilson
Are Cabinet meetings are led by the majority whip?
The Cabinet meetings of the United States of America are not held by a majority whip. ...
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 Congress
What is a leader elected by the senators among themselves?
There are two dominant political parties in U.S. politics: Republicans and Democrats. Each party has two ranking members of both the Senate and the House: the [Party] Leader and the [Party] Whip. When one party has a majority over the other, their leaders are the Majority Leader and Majority Whip. Likewise for the Minority party. In the House of Representatives, the majority party will elect a Speaker of the House. He acts like the "president" of the House. The president of the...
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 Kenya
Who is the current majority chief whip in the senate of Kenya?
Beatrice Elachi of Jubilee coalition is the current majority chief whip in the senate of Kenya. ...
Who are the leaders in the House of Representatives and the Senate?
The Speaker of the House House Majority Leader House Majority Whip House Minority Leader House Minority Whip ....and various chairpersons of their respective committees. Any House member can preside over daily business to which the Speaker delegates the task, usually of the majority party. The Vice President or President of the Senate (usually in name only, can break tie votes, and presides over the electoral vote count, but historically most Vice Presidents have avoided the Senate) The President pro tempore (usually more of an honorary title given to...
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. ...