How Is Congress Organized?
Senate leaders, cont.
Senate Majority Leader – true leader of Senate, most
powerful Senator – develops legislative agenda for
majority party – chosen by vote of his/her party
Senate Minority Leader – leads opposition to
legislative efforts of majority party
Senate Whips – responsible for swaying party
members, mobilizing support, making sure party
Other Senate Officers – administrative employees
Secretary of Senate – top official, keeps records
Parliamentarian, Chaplain, Sergeant-at-Arms