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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Party_leaders_of_the_United_States_Senate

The Senate Majority and Minority Leaders are two United States Senators and members of the ... the most senior (longest-serving) Senator in the majority party —actually presides over the Senate ... This is in contrast to the House of Representatives where the elected Speaker of the House has a great deal of discretionary ...

www.answers.com/Q/The_minority_party_has_more_members_in_the_senate

The minority party has more members in the senate? ... Who is the senate minority leader what powers does he or she has what party do he or she belong and ...

www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/common/briefing/Majority_Minority_Leaders.htm

The majority leader has the right to be called upon first if several senators are seeking ... keep legislation moving, and protect the rights and interests of party members. ... Former Majority Leader Robert C. Byrd called first recognition "the most ...

www.senate.gov/history/partydiv.htm

The actual number of senators representing a particular party often changes during a .... Minority Party: Adams-Clay Republicans & Federalists (17) .... To establish a quorum with fewer members, a lower total seat number was ...... to the Republican party, making the division once more 55 Republicans and 45 Democrats.

floridacitizen.org/files/resources/civicsconnection/conversations/membership/Majority%20and%20Minority%20Party%20Membership%20in%20Congress%20Overview.doc

In Congress, the majority party is recognized as the party with the most seats in a chamber, while the minority party has fewer seats. ... Party leaders in the Senate work with party committees, committee chairs, and ranking members to ...

www.ushistory.org/gov/6b.asp

After each legislative election the party that wins the most representatives is designated the "majority" in each house, and the other party is called the " minority. ... Because the House has 435 members to the Senate's 100, House leaders tend ...

archives.democrats.rules.house.gov/archives/jcoc2d.htm

Over the longer period, average standing committee size has increased from ... Party leaders also determine the ratio of majority to minority party members on each ... Thus, Senate committees exhibit more variation than House panels. During ...

faculty.virginia.edu/jajenkins/minority.pdf

Sep 30, 2006 ... occasions when minority party power has been considered, coverage .... of its members, is more in line with the conditional party government ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2015/06/11/here-are-the-members-of-congress-who-vote-against-their-party-the-most

Jun 11, 2015 ... bucked the other 213 members of their party to support a ... at every vote taken in the House and Senate so far in the 114th Congress. ... C.), who has voted against the Republican majority more than ... On the House side, where being in the minority offers less power, the Democrats that voted the most ...