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Elijah Cummings: The man who's supposed to keep Darrell Issa in check

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When Republican leaders in 2010 tapped Rep. Darrell Issa to lead the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, a top congressional watchdog panel, Democrats responded with an unusual move. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi passed over Rep. Edolphus Towns, the committee's most senior Democrat, and tapped Rep. Elijah Cummings to be the panel's ranking Democrat opposite Issa. Pelosi never...

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