In January, the GOP will take control of the House Energy and Commerce committee, a move that will give the new majority much influence over federal energy policy and climate change regulation and legislation.
Rep. John Shimkus of Illinois is apparently now seeking the chairmanship of that Committee.
We should all be afraid. Very afraid (via Chez):
Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.