The legislative branch of the United States government has two leaders: the speaker of the House heads the House of Representatives, and the vice president controls the Senate. The House of Representative has 435 members... More »

A legislative leader is a presiding elected officer of every house, the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate. The exact roles and responsibilities of legislative leaders differ among states. More »

The United States Legislative Branch is comprised of the two entities of Congress: the House of Representatives and the Senate. The leaders of each entity are the House Speaker and the vice president, respectively. More »

As of January of 2015, the most powerful member of the House of Representatives is John Boehner, the speaker of the house, and the vice president of the United States, Joseph Biden Jr., is the president of the Senate. Mi... More »

Congress, consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives, form the legislative branch of the United States government. Both senators and members of the House of Representatives can be called congressmen. More »

The speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives is second in the line of presidential succession, after the vice president. In order for the speaker to qualify as president, both the president and vice president must be... More »

As one half of the United States government's legislative branch, the chief responsibility of the House of Representatives is to pass federal laws. The House of Representatives comprises congressmen and congresswomen ele... More »