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  • Senate Leaders
  • Robert Byrd Pro Tempore
    • Elected – 1959 (Pro tempore since 2007)
    • 9 terms
    • Re-election 2012
    • Has gathered about 2.5 billion in money, senior senator
    • Senator of Virginia
  • Harry Reid – Majority Leader
    • Elected 1986
    • 4 Terms
    • Elected 2010
    • Senator of Nevada
  • Mitch McConnell – Minority Leader
    • 3 Terms
    • Elected 2007
    • Re-election 2014
    • Senator of Kentucky
    • Protect America Act
  • Dick Durbin – Asst. Majority Leader
    • Elected Jan. 1996, 2007 (Majority Leader)
    • 2 Terms
    • Re-election – 2014
    • Does help for abortion, aids, and Iraq War
    • Senator of Illinois
  • John Kyl – Asst. Minority Leader
    • Elected 1994, 2007 (Majority Leader)
    • 3 Terms
    • Re-Election – 2012
    • Former house of Rep.
    • Senator of Arizona
    • Extra info. Works beside John McCain
  • House Leaders
  • Nancy Pelosi – Speaker of the House
    • Elected 1957
    • 5 Terms
    • Re-election – 2010
    • Works on Education, war and Health Care
    • Senator of Baltimore Maryland
  • John Boehner – Minority Leader
    • Elected 2006
    • 2 Terms
    • Re-election 2010
    • Former majority leader of rep.
    • Senator of Ohio
    • Extra info. A lot of political issues
  • James Clyburn – Majority Whip
    • Elected 1993
    • 8 Terms
    • Re-Election 2010
    • Helps blacks in community
    • Senator of South Carolina
  • Steny Hoyer – Majority Leader
    • Elected 1966
    • 5 Terms
    • Re-election 2010
    • Problems with Popularity
    • Extra info. Will not seek re-election
  • Eric Cantor - Min. Whip
    • Elected 2000
    • # of terms 5
    • Re-election 2010
    • Works mainly for healthcare
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