How Washington Works Dept.


Now they are happy to hand the Finance Committee gavel to Senator Ron Wyden, the mercurial Oregonian who currently leads the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, because it puts Senator Mary L. Landrieu of Louisiana, one of the most endangered Democrats up for re-election in 2014, at the energy helm — a position that will help her campaign rake in cash from industry and press her pro-oil politics in her fossil-fueled state.

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