House Leadership

A.J. Kauffman

Speaker of the House

-John Boehner

-The most important and most powerful in congress

-Assigns Chairmanship and comittee membership

-Republican

Majority Leader

-Eric Canter

-Chief spokesperson

-oversee chairmen

-Republican

Majority whip

Kevin McCarthy

-Makes sure voting follows policies

-Republican

Minority leader

-Nancy Pelosi

-Chief spokesperson

-Oversee chairman

-Democrat

Minority Whip

-Steny Hoier

-Makes sure voting follows policies

-Democrat