Champ Clark


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The Speaker of the House is second-in-line of succession to the presidency after the Vice President. They are also the lead officer of the House of Representatives. Anyone can be elected to this position, not just members of the House. They are normally the leader of the majority party, but the Speaker is elected by all 435 representatives.