Skip to comments.Waxman to challenge Dingell (House Oversight Battle)
Posted on 11/05/2008 11:47:38 AM PST by Kieri
This puts the Californian in a direct conflict with Energy and Commerce Chairman John Dingell (Mich.), the dean of the House and a long-time Waxman rival, for the top spot of one of the most powerful committees in Congress.
Did Michigan go red yesterday? I haven’t seen results for that state.
I suppose Dingell believes that coal has a part in providing energy in the future, certainly Waxman does not.
Remind me again...what’s the difference?
Michigan is blue, more so over the past few years since so many workers and professionals have fled the state.
Dingell’s district includes Ford. It IS Ford. Dingell has been an advocate for the automotive industry, who butters his bread. Waxman would pile more emissions standards on the not-so-Big Three and sucks up to the environmentalist wackos.
Thanks for the information, I appreciate such nuggets.
Dingell does not think destroying the auto industry in the US is a good idea, Waxman does. It’s all about the money the Democrats can get from the AGW hoax. Dingell does not believe in the hoax, says it’s not true.
A perfect example of overreach — You go guys, duke it out kill those union jobs off. At least the ones that will be left after this weeks layoffs.
Sadly, the only loser in this battle will be the American people.
And it start today.
the hogs are really gonna be feeding...
Spotlight back on Pelosi (Buh bye Hillary)
The Hill | 06/09/08 07:35 PM [ET] | Mike Soraghan
Posted on 06/09/2008 9:07:47 PM PDT by Jean S
Pelosi’s Wiretap Offensive ...
(dRATs to America-chill out, there’s nothing to worry about)
WSJ | February 19, 2008 | Editorial
Posted on 02/19/2008 4:32:44 AM PST by IrishMike
The Waxman Method
WSJ Online | 09 feb 08
Posted on 02/09/2008 7:45:02 AM PST by rellimpank
Henry Waxman to Investigate Talk Radio
Posted on 10/08/2007 9:30:48 AM PDT by NCBraveheart
Waxman to probe Clinton files
Politico | 9/12/07 | Mike Allen
Posted on 09/22/2007 11:20:51 PM PDT by freespirited
> Dingell does not believe in the hoax, says it’s not true.
His approach has changed. But regardless, Obama will have to build new alliances, and his embrace of the entire phony global warming agenda signals how it will fall. And oh looky, no one can say he’ll stick with only people of color. Y’know, ‘cause Waxman has none.
Dingell to propose Carbon Tax
The New York Times | July 8, 2007 | NRG1973
Posted on 07/08/2007 8:12:00 AM PDT by NRG1973
> Dingell, in an interview to be broadcast Sunday on C-Span, suggested that his goal was to show that Americans are not willing to face the real cost of reducing carbon dioxide emissions.
Congressman John Dingell Proposes 50-cent Gas Tax Hike to Fight Global Warming
Fox News | 09-27-07 | AP via Fox News
Posted on 09/27/2007 10:08:35 AM PDT by MNJohnnie
Dingell’s CAFE Klatsch
IBD Editorials | 30 June 2007 | Staff
Posted on 07/01/2007 10:09:35 AM PDT by Kitten Festival
-other bona fides-
Cong. Dingell Refuses to Say He’s Against Hezbollah
Republican Jewish Coalition | August 1, 2006 | Republican Jewish Coalition
Posted on 08/01/2006 6:55:27 PM PDT by mdittmar
When these things come up for vote, Republicans should just vote PRESENT
The current topic appears to be the oldest one regarding this; see the “secret vote” topic for the earliest one on the outcome of this power struggle.
Rumblings of Power Shift Begin Among Democrats ( This could be fun to watch )
Wall Street Journal | November 6, 2008 | Susan Davis and Greg Hitt
Posted on 11/06/2008 8:18:32 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach
Waxman attacks Dingell: Now it gets interesting for Democrats
Kansas City Star | 11/6/2008 | Yael T. Abouhalkah
Posted on 11/06/2008 8:20:06 AM PST by markomalley
The D.C. Power Grab That Really Matters
RealClearPolitics | November 18, 2008 | Salena Zito
Posted on 11/18/2008 1:25:21 PM PST by Salena Zito
Report: Secret Vote to Dump Dingell (MI)
WXYZ/Channel 7 | 11/19/08 | WXYZ
Posted on 11/19/2008 11:43:38 AM PST by Kieri
Round One: Waxman over Dingell
McClatchy News via SacBee | 11/19/08 | Rob Hotakainen - McClatchy Washington Bureau
Posted on 11/19/2008 12:45:42 PM PST by SmithL
Waxman dethrones Dingell as chairman
Posted on 11/20/2008 8:08:14 AM PST by Sub-Driver
Waxman topples Dingell for key panel chair
A/P via Yahoo News | 11/20/2008 | Andrew Taylor
Posted on 11/20/2008 9:12:48 AM PST by mmanager
Waxman unseats Dingell as House energy committee chair(Watch out Russ)
csmonitor.com | 11/20/08 | Eoin O’Carroll
Posted on 11/20/2008 11:57:27 AM PST by thetru
Waxman wrestles gavel from Dingell (Another socialist Moves Up)
the hill | 11/20/2008 | Mike Soraghan
Posted on 11/20/2008 1:28:14 PM PST by jessduntno