This is a huge victory for the environment: Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) will become the next chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee after House Democrats voted to replace current Chairman John Dingell (D-Mich.). Waxman won 137-122 in the secret ballot vote. The dramatic intra-party showdown for the coveted position signals a leftward turn […]
No More Roves!
This is legislation we really need passed, and Waxman is considering it: Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.), who has primary jurisdiction over the executive branch, is considering legislation to eliminate Karl Rove-type advisers in future administrations. The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hints broadly that such a bill could ban the use […]