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Committee tenure and pet projects kept Congress in line for years; it's time to bring them back

When two distinguished octogenarians, Rep. Bill Young (R-Fla.) and former House Speaker Tom Foley (D-Wash.), passed away on Oct. 18, it reminded us of a bygone era where dignity, seniority and orderly Congressional operations were largely standard. In 1995, when Congress…

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