Speaker of the House

Speaker Boehner

Rep. John Boehner

Elected by the whole of the House of Representatives, the Speaker acts as leader of the House and combines several roles: the institutional role of presiding officer and administrative head of the House, the role of leader of the majority party in the House, and the representative role of an elected member of the House. The Speaker of the House is second in line to succeed the President, after the Vice President.


Republican Leadership

Majority Leader

Majority Leader Cantor

Rep. Eric Cantor

Represents Republicans on the House floor.


Democratic Leadership

Democratic Leader

Democratic Leaders Pelosi

Rep. Nancy Pelosi

Represents Democrats on the House floor.


(Source: website of U.S. House of Representatives)