Congressional Controls

January 2011
PN;Jan2011, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p28
Trade Publication
The article reports on the changes in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate after the congressional elections on November 2, 2010. Candidates from the Republican Party have won against incumbent members, resulting to an increase in the number of House and Senate seats held by the Republicans. Moreover, it is expected that Democratic Congressman Bob Filner of California, chairman of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, will become a ranking member.


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