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The head of the majority party in a legislative body, especially the US Senate or House of Representatives.
- ‘As you know, the House majority leader is accused of conspiring to violate campaign finance laws in his home state of Texas.’
- ‘Now, Mario Cuomo mentioned the speaker of the House and the majority leader of the Senate.’
- ‘He has served as both minority and majority leader of the House.’
- ‘The former House majority leader is becoming, shall we say, aggressive?’
- ‘Those are powerful words against the current Senate majority leader.’
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