Tuesday, November 14, 2006
Some freshman Dems land plum committee assignments
Washington (CNN) -- Their election victories last Tuesday handed the Democrats control of the senate for the first time in four years. So what committee assignments did incoming Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid reward them with?
Sen.-elect Jim Webb, D-Virginia: Armed Services, Foreign Relations, Veterans
Sen.-elect Jon Tester, D-Montana: Banking, Energy, Homeland and Government Affairs, Veterans, Small Business, Indian Affairs
Sen.-elect Claire McCaskill, D-Missouri: Armed Services, Commerce, Homeland and Government Affairs, Aging, Indian Affairs
Sen.-elect Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio: Agriculture, Banking, Health Education Labor and Pension, Veterans
Sen.-elect Ben Cardin, D-Maryland: Environment Public Works, Foreign Relations, Judiciary, Budget, Small Business
Sen.-elect Sheldon Whitehouse, D-Rhode Island: Environment Public Works, Judiciary, Intelligence, Budget, Aging
Sen.-elect Bob Casey, Jr., D-Pennsylvania: Agriculture, Banking, Foreign Relations, Aging, Joint Economic
Sen.-elect Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota: Agriculture, Commerce, Environment Public Works, Joint Economic
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