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Election Impact: Key House Committees

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Following the Nov. 8 election, many members of the House Ways and Means Committee, which has jurisdiction over Medicare and taxes, and the House Energy and Commerce, which oversees FDA and other health matters, kept their seats. A handful of committee members won't return due to retirement, Senate races and a few election losses. Some members may choose to switch assignments once the next Congress convenes in January 2017, however

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