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New House Science Committee chair Ralph Hall (R-TX) threatens to subpoena climate scientists

As we saw that thing bubbling out, blossoming out – all that energy, every minute of every hour of every day of every week – that was tremendous to me. That we could deliver that kind of energy out there – even on an explosion. That’s Ralph Hall (R-TX), the incoming chair of the House […]

New Science Committee Chair Ralph Hall Praises ‘Tremendous’ BP Spill

Rep. Ralph Hall (R-TX) plans to pursue an aggressive pro-oil agenda as the incoming chair of the House Science and Technology Committee. In an interview with the Dallas Morning News this month, the “unconditional champion of fossil fuels” described his zeal for the “holy grail” of the oil industry — the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge […]

Issa’s oversight committee to look at GAO report on career colleges

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) will be a busy man when the 112th Congress is sworn in-he’s the incoming Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman. His first target? The thuggish GAO report on career colleges I’ve been covering for the past month. From Big Government: A bipartisan group of six Congressional lawmakers asked Wednesday […]

Meet the New GOP Members of the House Education Committee

The House Education Committee is getting a makeover in the new Congress. First off, it’s changing its name back to House Committee on Education and the Workforce, the title it had from 1995 to 2007, when the GOP controlled the chamber. Second, Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., the incoming chairman, has named Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., […]

With Ethics Committee In Turmoil, Waters Lawyer Says Case Should Be Dropped

Rep. Jo Bonner (R-AL) last month ordered the Capitol Police to block the doors of the ethics committee offices for a week during a partisan dispute over the handling of the ethics case against Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), the Washington Post reported. A Capitol Police officer guarded the door of the ethics committee offices during […]

Matthews and Guests Laugh at Michele Bachmann Being Named to House Intelligence Committee

Chris Matthews and four liberal male guests had a nice laugh Friday over the announcement that Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) has been named to serve on the House Intelligence committee. Viewers are advised to prepare themselves for a truly disgraceful level of sexism displayed on MSNBC's "Hardball" (video follows with transcript and commentary): read more NewsBusters.org […]

Matthews and Guests Laugh at Michele Bachmann Being Named to House Intelligence Committee

Chris Matthews and four liberal male guests had a nice laugh Friday over the announcement that Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) has been named to serve on the House Intelligence committee. Viewers are advised to prepare themselves for a truly disgraceful level of sexism displayed on MSNBC's "Hardball" (video follows with transcript and commentary): read more NewsBusters.org […]

Congressman-elect Allen West gets committee assignments

Allen West, Broward County’s newest incoming member of Congress, got his committee assignments Friday. The retired lieutenant colonel from the Army was appointed to serve on the House Armed Services Committee and the Small Business Committee, he announced Friday. Congressman-elect West, a Republican, beat Democrat Ron Klein for the District 22 coastal seat representing parts […]

New GOP House Committee Head Plans Inquiry On US Muslim Radicalization

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Herman Cain: I’m forming an exploratory committee for 2012

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Uganda: Committee Chair describes Anti-Homosexuality Bill timetable

This morning I spoke with Stephen Tashobya, the chair of the Ugandan Parliament’s Legal and Affairs committee. This committee has jurisdiction over the Anti-Homosexuality Bill. I asked Hon. Tashobya if he had any current plan for action on the AHB. He told me that the Parliament was currently preoccupied with the upcoming Christmas break and […]

Both Co-Chairs At Judiciary Committee To Work For Malloy; Family Institute Views Changes As Early Christmas Present

The legislature’s judiciary committee will undergo drastic changes next year as both longtime co-chairmen are taking jobs in the new Malloy administration. Rep. Michael P. Lawlor and State Sen. Andrew McDonald – the leaders in the thick of the battle on controversial issues like same-sex civil unions, gay marriage, and the death penalty – will both step […]

Report: House Ethics Committee Director Blake Chisam Leaving

Big shakeup underway at House Ethics Committee. TPMMuckraker

Report: House Ethics Committee Director Blake Chisam Leaving

Big shakeup underway at House Ethics Committee. TPMMuckraker

Report: House Ethics Committee Director Blake Chisam Leaving

Big shakeup underway at House Ethics Committee. TPMMuckraker

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