House of Representatives 86th Congress, 1st Session Republican Committee Ratios and Vacancies

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House of Representatives 86th Congress, 1st Session Republican Committee Ratios and Vacancies

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Committee appointments largely determine the areas of legislation in which members of Congress will work and have the most influence. Members must persuade a party’s steering committee to place them on committees that match their own, and their constituents’, interests. Congressman Arch Moore served on the Republican Committee on Committees and received correspondence from members requesting placement on their preferred committees.

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Republican Committee on Committees

Date

1959

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