Party leaders of the United States House of Representatives

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Party leaders and whips of the United States House of Representatives are elected by their respective parties in an opened-door caucus by secret ballot and are also known as floor leaders.[1]

Current House leaders
Majority Leader
Steve Scalise (R-LA)
Majority Whip
Tom Emmer (R-MN)
Minority Leader
Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY)
Minority Whip
Katherine Clark (D-MA)
Party leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives

The U.S. House of Representatives does officially use the term "Minority Leader" and so does the media. The House uses the terms "Republican Leader" or "Democratic Leader" depending on which party holds a minority of seats.

The current party leaders are: Majority (Republican) Leader Steve Scalise, and Majority (Republican) Whip Tom Emmer, Minority (Democratic) Leader Hakeem Jeffries, and Minority (Democratic) Whip Katherine Clark.


  1. "N.Y. Dem might vote for Boehner". Politico. November 23, 2010. Retrieved June 7, 2011.

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