House Leadership

Tamia Barkley

Speaker of the house

- John Boehner, the Speaker acts as leader of the House and combines several roles

- The Speaker of the House is second in line to succeed the President, after the Vice President.

- Republican



Majority Leader

- Eric Cantor

- Represents Republicans on the House floor

- Republican

Majority whip

- Kevin McCarthy

- Assists leadership in managing party's legislative program.

- Republican


Minority Leader

- Nancy Pelosi

- Represents Democrats on the House floor.

- Democratic

Minority Whip

- Steny Hoyer

- Assists leadership in managing party's legislative program

- Democratic