About the Assistant Speaker
Congresswoman Katherine Clark proudly serves the Fifth District of Massachusetts. She was first elected in a special election in December of 2013.
In fall 2020, she was elected by her colleagues to serve as Assistant Speaker of the 117th Congress after serving as the Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus during the previous session. Additionally, she serves as a member of the Steering and Policy Committee within the Caucus. Learn More.
“Today is the start of Black History Month, a celebration of the contributions of Black Americans to our nation and recognition of our continued march toward equality and justice for all.