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Waxman plans to wrest control of Energy and Commerce Committee from Dingell.

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wax.gifHouse Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Henry Waxman (D-CA) “is calling senior Democrats to seek the top spot” on the influential Energy and Commerce Committee, which currently belongs to Rep. John Dingell (D-MI). Roll Call reports, “The move marks a major showdown between two Democratic powerhouses, with implications for a host of major legislation next year from health care to global warming to renewable energy.” Brad Johnson compares and contrasts Waxman and Dingell’s record on global warming.

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