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Speaker of the House is
a. Presiding Officer b. Leader of majority party c. May speak and vote at any time, only required to vote in a tie
a. Chosen by party leaders (Dems and Reps) b. Carry out party-based decisions c. Chief spokesperson for their party
President of the Senate
a. Vice President, currently b. May NOT speak or debate, can only vote in a tie c. Influence comes from relationships
Senate Floor leaders
a. LOTS of power b. Currently- (Majority)- Harry Reid (Minority)- Mitch McConnell
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