Say Goodbye to Oversight?

Hosenball, Mark; Isikoff, Michael
January 2009
Newsweek;1/26/2009, Vol. 153 Issue 4, p9
The article focuses on how the shift of power in the U.S. Congress to Democratic Party control will affect the government's oversight under the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama. The article notes that Representative Edolphus Towns, new chair of the Oversight and Government Reform committee, is not known for being aggressive. Other committees, like the House and Senate banking committees, seem to be favoring Obama's interests.


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