Alabama Cong. Artur Davis has been appointed to the Democratic Leadership Team in the House after only one term in office.
Davis will join the team as a senior Whip with the Democratic Caucus Whip Organization.
Davis, who represents Alabama's Seventh District, said he sees his appointment as an opportunity to put Alabama values on the forefront of the Democratic agenda.
The Whip organization is responsible for developing legislative and political strategy on key votes for the House Democratic Caucus.