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Information on Congressional Leadership is partly the curtsey of "Center for the American and Women and Politics, Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University

1924 Vice-President of National Democratic Committee Emily Newell

1928-33 Deputy Chairperson of National Democratic Committee Nellie Tayloe Ross
She was Governor of Wyoming 1927-27 and Director of US Mint 1933-ca.48. She lived (1877-1977)

1940-54 Deputy Chairperson of National Republican Committee Katharine Kennedy Brown

1944-89 Secretary of the Democratic Party Dorothy Vreedenburgh Bush
She lived (1916-91)

1949-51 Secretary of the Democratic Caucus  in the House of Representative Chase G. Woodhouse

1953-57 and 1963-65 Secretary of the Democratic Caucus  in the House of Representative Edna F. Kelly
 
1954 Assistant  Chairperson of National Republican Committee Ivy Maude Baker Priest

1959-75 Secretary of the Democratic Caucus  in the House of Representatives Leonor K. Sullivan

1961-64 () Chairperson of National Committee of American Communist Party Elizabeth Curley Flynn

1967-73 Chairperson of the Senate Republican Conference Margaret Chase Smith
Senator for Maine 1949-73. Presidential Candidate 1964

1971-73 Co-Chairperson of National Republican Committee Anne Legendre Armstrong

1972 Co-Chairperson of National Democratic Committee Jean Miles Westwood

1972-74 Chairperson of the Libertarian Party Susan Nolan

1974-76  Chairperson of National Republican Committee Mary Louise Smith
(d. 1997)

1974-77 Leader of the Black Panther Party Elaine Brown

1975-77 Secretary of the Democratic Caucus  in the House of Representatives Patsy T. Mink

1981-94 Chairperson of American Independence Party Eileen M. Shearer

1981-83 Chairperson of the Libertarian Party Alicia Garcia Gark

1983-87 Co-Chair of the National Republican Committee Betty Heitman

1987-89 Co-Chair of the National Republican Committee Maureen Reagan

1991-93 Chairperson of the Libertarian Party Mary T. Gingell

1994-95 Chairperson of National Democratic Committee Debra DeLee

1995-? Chairperson of Libertarian Party Mary T. Gingell

1995-2001 Deputy Majority Whip in Senate (R) Kay Bailey Hutchinson
2001-07 Vice-Chairperson of the Senate Republican Committee
2007-12 Chairperson of the Republican Policy Committee
Lost the nomination for Republican candidate for governor of Texas in 2010.

1995-99 Co-Chairperson of the House Democratic Policy Committee Eva Clayton

1997-99 Deputy Majority Whip in House of Representatives Deborah Pryce
1999-2001 Secretary of the House Republican Conference
2001-03 Vice-Chairperson of the House Republican Conference
2003-07 Chairperson of the House Republican Conference

1995-... Co-Chairperson of Socialist Party of USA Kari Fischer

2001-05 Co-Chairperson of the National Republican Committee Ann Wagher
Ambassador to Luxembourg 2005-09 and elected to the House of Representatives in 2013

2001-02 Democratic Whip in the House of Representatives Nancy Patricia D'Alesandro Pelosi
2002- Leader of the Democrats in the House (Minority Leader 2002-07 and Speaker 2007-11)
Member of the House since 1987. Speaker of the House of Represenatives from January 2007. Mother of 4 daughters and 1 son. (b. 1940-).

2005-07 Chairperson of the National Republican Senatorial Committee Elizabeth H. Dole

2006-07 Chief Deputy Whip of the Democrats in the House of Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz
2011-16 Chair of the Democratic National Committee

2011 Acting Chair of the Democratic National Committee Donna Brazile
2011- Vice-Chair of the NDC

2011- Co-Chair of the National Republican Committee Sharon Day

2013- Chairperson of the House Republican Conference Cathy McMorris Rodgers

2016- Acting Chair of the Democratic National Committee Donna Brazile

Last update 27.07.16