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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 ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Current_members_of_the_United_States_Senate

There are 100 senators, two from each of the 50 U.S. states. This is a list of the current ... U.S. Senate party membership by state. States with two Democratic senators are in blue, ... Senate Minority Leader Chair, Democratic Caucus · Chuck Schumer ...

www.answers.com/Q/The_minority_party_has_more_members_in_the_senate

The minority party has more members in the senate? The minority ... Which house has more members the senate or the house of representatives? the house of ...

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 ... or resignation of a senator, or as a consequence of a member changing parties. .... Minority Party: Adams-Clay Republicans & Federalists (17) ...... to the Republican party, making the division once more 55 Republicans and 45 Democrats.

talkingpointsmemo.com/dc/breakdown-114th-congress-demographics-gender

Jan 6, 2015 ... The 114th Congress also has 79 Democratic women and 29 ... There are four Republican senators who are racial minorities and 3 Democrats who are ... There are also two members who identify as Native Americans in the ...

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 ...

newrepublic.com/article/138646/can-senate-democrats-stop-donald-trump

Nov 10, 2016 ... “Unified party control tends to yield more productive Congresses, but it's not a ... in the Senate, in which a dedicated minority can block a ruling party. ... Trump has laid out a plan to spend hundreds of billions—more than $550 ...

www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~gailmard/wnp.gail-jenk.pdf

Sep 29, 2006 ... occasions when minority party power has been considered, coverage .... of its members, is more in line with the conditional party government ...