GOP Invites Democrats’ Input for Transition

Monday, 29 Nov 2010 11:08 AM

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
    A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
For those who worry that bipartisanship is dead, here’s some good news. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore. (pictured), who has been appointed by presumptive House Speaker John Boehner to head the transition to next year’s Congress, is inviting Democrats into the process, The Hill reports.

walden, democrats, invited, transitionWalden chose Democratic Reps. Robert Brady of Pennsylvania and Rob Andrews of New Jersey to act as liaisons for the change. He plans to meet with both of them this week as the House returns to work.

Andrews tells The Hill that he appreciates the opportunity. He has some thoughts on fixing the House schedule. Many members bemoan the haphazard nature of their weekly schedule and the tendency to hold votes during committee hearings.

Democrats also provided plenty of ideas for increasing the transparency, efficiency and effectiveness of the House in surveys given to all members.



© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Politico: Obama May Give Dems 80 Percent of 2016 Latino Vote

Friday, 19 Dec 2014 19:18 PM

President Barack Obama may be on track to helping deliver as much as 80 percent of Latino voters to the 2016 Democratic  . . .

Obama Appointee's Group Accused of Illegal Politicking

Friday, 19 Dec 2014 19:09 PM

A nonprofit group run by an Obama administration appointee may have supported Democratic mayoral candidates in Californi . . .

Sens. Rand Paul, Marco Rubio Clash Over Obama's Cuba Policy

Friday, 19 Dec 2014 15:23 PM

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul took a series of online digs Friday at potential GOP presidential rival Sen. Marco Rubio of Flor . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved