Who is the chairman of the caucus?

Who is the chairman of the caucus?

The caucus has a Caucus Chairman and Caucus Vice-Chair (formerly called the Secretary). For the 117th Congress, Hakeem Jeffries was re-elected as the Caucus Chairman, and Pete Aguilar was chosen as the Caucus Vice Chair to succeed Katherine Clark, who became the Assistant Speaker.

Who are the members of the Progressive caucus?

Caucus Members

  • Chair. Pramila Jayapal. 7th District of Washington.
  • Deputy Chair. Katie Porter. 45th District of California.
  • Whip. Ilhan Omar.
  • Chair Emeriti. Raúl Grijalva.
  • Vice Chairs. Jamie Raskin.
  • Deputy Whips. Cori Bush.
  • Special Order Hour Conveners. Jamaal Bowman.
  • Executive Board Member At Large. Jan Schakowsky.

What is a caucus committee?

A congressional caucus is a group of members of the United States Congress that meets to pursue common legislative objectives. Formally, caucuses are formed as congressional member organizations (CMOs) through the United States House of Representatives and governed under the rules of that chamber.

How many caucuses are in Congress?

These are the House Democratic Caucus, House Republican Conference, Senate Democratic Caucus and Senate Republican Conference.

Who is the leader of the Democratic caucus?

Current Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (NY) and Vice Chair Pete Aguilar (CA) were elected by their Democratic colleagues in the House for the 117th Congress.

Who is majority leader?

About Parties and Leadership | Majority and Minority Leaders

Congress Majority Leader Minority Leader
116th Congress (2019–2021) Mitch McConnell (R-KY) Charles E. Schumer (D-NY)
117th Congress (2021–2023) 17 17 Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) Mitch McConnell (R-KY)

Who is the leader of the Progressive caucus?

Congressional Progressive Caucus
Chair Pramila Jayapal
Deputy chair Katie Porter
Whip Ilhan Omar
Founded 1991

What is a political caucus?

A caucus is a meeting of supporters or members of a specific political party or movement.

Is a caucus the same as a committee?

Caucuses differ from committees because committees are subsidiary organizations, established for the purpose of considering legislation, conducting hearings and investigations, or carrying out other assignments as instructed by the Senate.

Who is the current leader of the Senate?

Chuck Schumer
Mitch McConnell
United States Senate/Leaders

Who is second in command to the Speaker of the House?

The majority party selects the majority leader during meetings before the start of a new Congress. The majority leader is second-in-command to the Speaker of the House.