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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/115th_United_States_Congress

The One Hundred Fifteenth United States Congress is the current meeting of the legislative .... Party. (shading indicates majority caucus). Total, Vacant. Democratic ... Section contents: Senate: Majority (R), Minority (D) • House: Majority (R), ... In addition, 167 members of the House and 55 Members of the Senate have a law ...

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.senate.gov/history/partydiv.htm

Minority Party: Adams-Clay Republicans & Federalists (17) .... As members left the Senate to join the Confederacy, or were expelled for supporting ...... to the Republican party, making the division once more 55 Republicans and 45 Democrats.

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

These designations are significant because the majority party holds the most ... Because the House has 435 members to the Senate's 100, House leaders tend to ... If the minority party succeeds in the next congressional election, the minority  ...

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 ...

faculty.virginia.edu/jajenkins/Oxford%20paper.pdf

Sep 9, 2014 ... Floor Proposals and Minority Leverage in the House and Senate. Jeffery A. ..... Most notably, members have an easier time raising campaign ...

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 ...