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To: thesellout; ExTexasRedhead; theothercheek; chicagolady; SoCalPol; Alamo-Girl; massgopguy; ...
Question 1: Do the incoming freshmen get to vote on committee chairmanships in the new Congress? (Seems like the current GOP leadership is dictating these assignments and no one else in the GOP caucus is getting any input.)

Question 2: I've heard somewhere (Rush Limbaugh, perhaps) that some worthwhile possibilities for committee chairmanships in the new Congress were eliminated from consideration because of "term limits." This is the first I've heard of "term limits" in this context. Can someone please explain how "term limits" may apply here?

30 posted on 12/10/2010 11:02:02 AM PST by justiceseeker93
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To: justiceseeker93

Whoops! Thanks justiceseeker93! Too many tabs open.


54 posted on 12/10/2010 4:44:40 PM PST by SunkenCiv ("The proper study of mankind is man." (Alexander Pope, 'An Essay on Man', 1733))
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To: justiceseeker93

The GOP term limits committee chairs and ranking members at 3 terms. They can be granted a waiver to continue though.

I think the steering committee chooses the committee chairs not the conference at large.


59 posted on 12/12/2010 4:02:55 PM PST by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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