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The division of the legislative workload among several congressional bodies assigned specific issues
committee appointed by the presiding officers of each chamber to adjust differences on a particular bill passed by each in different form.
A permanent committee established in a legislature, usually focusing on a policy area
Speaker of the House
the leader of the majority party who serves as the presiding officer of the House of Representatives
the Speaker's top assistant whose job is to help plan the majority party's legislative program and to steer important bills through the House
the legislative leader elected by party members holding a minority of seats in the House or the Senate
Party leaders who work with the majority leader or minority leader to count votes beforehand and lean on waverers whose votes are crucial to a bill favored by the party.
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