House Minority Leader
The Minority Leader serves as the senior official for House Democrats. As leader of the minority party in the House, the Minority Leader works with the Democratic Caucus to set the party agenda, message, and strategy. From time to time, the Minority Leader appoints Minority members to task forces and also has statutory responsibilities to fill positions on Commissions. As a courtesy, rather than referring to the officeholder as the “Minority Leader,” he is generally called the “Democratic Leader.”
House Minority Whip
The responsibilities of the Minority Whip include: persuading Members to support the Democratic Caucus position on votes and projecting support for the Caucus. The Minority Whip is assisted by a network of Members assigned to count votes and “whip” or convince their colleagues into supporting their party’s legislative position. As a courtesy, rather than referring to the officeholder as the “Minority Whip,” she is generally called the “Democratic Whip.”
House Democratic Caucus Chair and Vice-Chair
The House Democratic Caucus serves all Democratic Members of the House and their staff. The Caucus is the primary vehicle for communicating the party’s message to Members. The House Democratic Caucus has a Chairman who directs day-to-day operations of the Caucus and is assisted by a Vice Chairman both of which are elected positions.
Website for the Democratic Caucus Vice-Chair: Hon. Ted Lieu
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman
The Chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) appointed by Leader Nancy Pelosi, oversees the political committee of House Democrats which is not funded by tax dollars nor located in the Congressional complex.
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