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Leadership in Congress (2012-2013)

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Caucus
A private meeting of party leaders to choose candidates for office
Majority leader
the legislative leader elected by party members holding the majority of seats in the House or Senate
Minority Leader
the legislative leader elected by party members holding a minority of seats in the House or the Senate
Whips
assistants to the floor leaders in the House and Senate, responsible for monitoring how party members are thinking about bills and makes sure they are going to vote on bills
House Rules Committee
Works with the Speaker to direct the flow of major legislation. It is one of the oldest and most powerful committees of the House.
Senators from Missouri
Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill
Representative from University City
William Lacy Clay