House of Representatives and Daddy's Home Hierarchy Comparison…
House of Representatives and Daddy's Home Hierarchy Comparison
- A 2015 American comedy film
House of Representatives
- A body of elected officials in Congress who represent individual districts in their home states
Speaker of the House
The Speaker is the leader of the House and has the highest form of power. The Speaker presides over the chamber and its daily sessions, appoint chairs and members of committees, states motions for the chamber, and acts as the official spokesperson for the House. Rep. Paul Ryan is the current Speaker of the House of Representatives.
The Majority Leader
is the principal leader of the Majority Caucus. They act as the speaker for the Majority Party during floor debates, and also assist the Speaker with policy decisions, formation, and program development. The current Majority Leader is Rep. Kevin McCarthy.
The Minority Leader is the principal leader of the Minority Caucus. They direct the chamber floor during Minority activities, develops the Minority position, and leads the debate for the Minority. The current Minority Leader is Dem. Nancy Pelosi.
The Minority Whip is responsible for gathering and consolidating support for the Minority Party's position. They assist the Minority floor leader, count votes, ensure correct attendance of Minority Party members, and communicate the Minority Party's position. The current Minority Whip is Dem. Steny Hamilton Hoyer.
The Majority Whip is responsible for gathering and consolidating support for the Majority Party's position. They assist the Majority floor leader, count votes, ensure correct attendance of Majority Party members, and communicate the Majority Party's position. The current Majority Whip is Rep. Steve Scalise.
Majority Caucus Chair
The Majority Caucus Chair helps to develop the Majority Caucus agenda, oversees the Majority Caucus meetings, and assists in the development of party policy. The current Majority Caucus Chair is Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers.
Minority Caucus Chair
The Minority Caucus Chair helps to develop the Minority Caucus agenda, oversees the Minority Caucus meetings, and assists in the development of party policy. The current Minority Caucus Chair is Dem. Xavier Becerra.
Sarah is married to Brad and is the biological mother to Dylan and Megan. Sarah is also the the ex-wife of Dusty.
Sarah is like the Speaker of the House because she maintains order in her household, presides over everyone in the family, and makes the decisions of what the kids do and where they go. She also has many leadership qualities from raising her two children that she can make important, independent decisions like the Speaker has to make.
Brad is Sarah's second husband as well as the step father to Dylan and Megan. Dusty is like the Majority Leader because him and Brad argue a lot just like the Majority and Minority parties do, and he is the representative of his ideas when debating with Sarah and Brad over the kid's lives. Brad is also a good listener and a caring person so that makes him a good collaborator which the Minority Leader has to be.
Dusty is the biological father of Dylan and Megan Dusty is also the ex-husband of Sarah.
Dusty is like the Majority Leader because him and Brad argue a lot just like the Majority and Minority parties do, and he is the representative of his ideas when debating with Sarah and Brad over the kid's lives. He also assists Sarah (the Speaker) in making decisions for the kids, and is stubborn so a good debater.
Megan is the biological daughter of Dusty and Sarah, as well as the step-daughter to Brad. Megan is also the Dylan’s sister. Megan is like the Majority Whip because she gathers support for Dusty and Brad from her family like whips do in the House. Megan also communicates the beliefs and opinions of both Brad and Dusty to each other. Megan is also stubborn which makes her a good negotiator and persuader like the Majority Whip has to be.
Dylan is like the Minority Whip because he gathers support for Dusty and Brad from his family like whips do in the House. Dylan also communicates the beliefs and opinions of both Brad and Dusty to each other. Dylan is also really smart which makes him a good negotiator and persuader like the Minority Whip has to be.
Griff is the repair man that Brad first fires after being coerced by Dusty. Dusty then invited Griff to stay at the home of Sarah and Brad. When Dusty and his second wife Karen have a son, they name him Griff. Griff is like the Majority Caucus Chair because he gives Dusty advice on what to do on how to be a father and express his opinions to Brad. He also lives in the house later in the movie so he oversees the arguments and discussions both parties (Brad and Dusty) have with each other.
Leo is the general manager at the Panda. The Panda is the radio station where Brad, and now Dusty work. Leo Holt is like the Minority Caucus Chair because he gives Brad advice at work despite how annoying he finds him to be, and this helps Brad communicate his opinions to Dusty and the family just like the Caucus Chairs do in the House of Representatives.
A session is the annual meeting the House and Senate have twice a year. They are said to be in "session" any time they are meeting.
A filibuster is a very long speech held during a session that can take days. They are used to prevent something from coming to a vote.
Lobbyists are part of an organization that tries to influence congressmen.
When Brad Talks to the Kids
When Brad tries to organize family events or talk to the kids about something it's usually like a long speech and is always boring, and makes the kids listen to him less. This reminds us of a filibuster.
The bedtime scene is like a session because both Brad and Dusty are trying to crack the funnier jokes and say the right things to get the kids to like them better. This reminds us of a session because it's like the Majority and Minority party debating.
Brad and Dusty
Brad and Dusty remind us of lobbyists because they both try to influence the kids, Megan and Dylan, into favoring them more than the other. They also both work at Leo's radio station.