History of Congressional Leadership

Georgetown University Senior Fellow John Haskell talked about the history, role and responsibilities of the top leadership positions in… read more

Georgetown University Senior Fellow John Haskell talked about the history, role and responsibilities of the top leadership positions in both chambers of Congress. The first Speaker of the House, Frederick Muhlenberg, was elected presiding officer on April 1, 1789. The “whip” position in the House of Representatives was created in 1897. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Feb 24, 2013

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  • Feb 24, 2013 | 8:45am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 24, 2013 | 8:58am EST | C-SPAN 1
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