Seal of the Speaker of the US House of Representatives.svg ... The Constitution
does not require that the Speaker be an elected House Representative, though ...
Paul Ryan is the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. Now serving his
ninth term in the House, he represents Wisconsin's First Congressional District.
I venture to say that, taken as a whole, the House is sound at heart; nowhere else
will you find such a ready appreciation of merit and character, in few ...
This week, the House and Senate joined together on a variety of issues to find
common ground on behalf of the American people, including responding to the ...
The position of Speaker
of the House
is created in Article I, Section 2, Clause 5 of the U.S.
Constitution, which states, "The House
shall chuse their Speaker
and other Officers; ..."
As the highest-ranking member of the House
, the ... More »
Elected by the whole of the House of Representatives, the Speaker acts as
leader of the House and combines several roles: the institutional role of presiding
When Congress first convened in 1789, the House chose Frederick A.C.
Muhlenberg as the first of 53 individuals who have served as Speaker. More > ...
Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, member of the ...
Oct 29, 2015 ... Paul Ryan was officially elected as the 54th speaker of the House after he got the
votes of 236 members by the full House of Representatives. ... He took the oath
on his own copy of the New American bible and kept the gavel ...
A list of each Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1789 to present.