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Mr. Barr, along with his fellow freshmen Ann Wagner and Tom Cotton, has raised more money from finance industry PACs than many longtime House members have. Representative Andy Barr, a Republican from Kentucky with little experience in the intricacies
At the time of the oustings, Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) reminded his conference that he fell from a plum position in 1998 but was able to work hard and make it back to the top. Three months later, Rep. David Schweikert (R-Ariz.) is the only one
Rep.-elect Andy Barr has been assigned to the House Committee on Financial Services. Barr's staff said Thursday that Barr will join the "top-tier, 'A-level'" committee when the 113th Congress convenes on Jan. 3. "I am honored and humbled to receive
The chairmen of those three committees all have a network of support on K Street to which they turn for advice and counsel and that can mean more clients and more fees for the lobbyists who are known to be in the inner circle. Jeff Loveng said
David Schweikert (Ariz.), Justin Amash (Mich.), Tim Huelskamp (Kan.) and Walter Jones (N.C.) from plum committee spots had nothing to do with ideology. Scalise pointed to the ascension of conservative Tea Party favorites to top-notch committees.
Maloney represents a large chunk of Manhattan, where many wealthy Democratic donors reside...In 2010, Waters's dues level was $300,000 while Maloney's was $250,000. Waters's level was higher because she served, and continues to serve, as a chief
Years ago as minority leader, Boehner called on Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) to relinquish his Ways and Means Committee chairmanship during a high-profile ethics investigation. Now, new allegations of insider trading against Bachus present Boehner
The Arizona Republic Arizona's three freshman members of Congress have secured committee assignments giving them influence over issues as varied as immigration policy, the housing crisis, solar-energy development and land use near the Grand Canyon.
Freshmen lawmakers with key committee placement will reap lucrative fundraising benefits. John Shinkle Close An unusually large number of Republican freshmen have landed slots on influential House committees, leaving them poised to reap the
After the unethical sale of mortgage-backed securities sparked the mortgage crisis and collapse of banking industry, President Obama pushed Congress for new banking rules. The new guidlines are designed to lessen the chance of another financial