Elected by their respective parties in a closed-door session, the floor leaders for the U.S. House of Representatives include Kevin McCarthy as majority leader and Nancy Pelosi as Democratic leader, as of 2015. Steve Sca... More » Government & Politics Politics

Representative Kevin McCarthy is the House Majority Leader, as of December 2014. McCarthy is a member of the Republican party and is responsible for representing their interests on the House floor. He is assisted by the ... More » Government & Politics US Government

The house majority whip ensures that the legislative process is well organized. In the United States, the majority whip encourages majority party members to vote, they count the vote and they oversee the activities of de... More »

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Notable members of the House of Representatives as of 2015 include the current leadership: Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH), Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). Other... More » Government & Politics Politics