112th United States Congress
The 112th Congress of the United States, consisting of the House of Representatives and the Senate, is the legislative branch of the United States. His legislative period lasted from 3 January 2011 to 3 January 2013.
Members of the House of Representatives and 37 Senators (34 Senators of the Class III plus three more to fill vacant by death or resignation seats) were elected to the congressional elections of November 2, 2010.
- 3.2.1 guiding the majority party
- 3.2.2 management of the minority party
House of Representatives
According to the Constitution clothed the Vice President of the United States at the same time the office of President of the Senate, regardless of which party has a majority in the Senate. The President pro tempore is elected at the first meeting of the Senate in January 2011. The majority and minority leaders will be elected by their respective groups.