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December 7, 2006

Boy, am I looking forward to seeing Waxman at work!

-- by John Emerson


As the new chairman of the House Government Reform Committee, Waxman will have free rein to investigate, as he puts it, "everything that the government is involved with." And the funny thing is, Waxman can thank the Republicans for the unique set of levers he will hold. Under a rules change they put through in the days when they used the panel to make Bill Clinton's life miserable, the leader of Government Reform is the only chairman who can issue subpoenas without a committee vote. (Kos)

Start the popcorn!

Posted by John Emerson at December 7, 2006 1:14 PM

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Yum! This should be like the good old days in ancient Rome at the arena!

Posted by: MJ [TypeKey Profile Page] at December 7, 2006 3:55 PM

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