House Republicans White Male Problem

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Date Originated: November of 2012
Categories: 113th House Republicans, Candice Miller & John Boehner
House Republicans are scrambling to explain themselves one day after announcing 19 committee chairmanships, 18 of which went to white males. After multiple media outlets pointed out this fact, House Leadership announced that Rep. Candice Miller will be named chair of the House Administration Committee. Ms. Miller has never served on the committee before, but Speaker Boehner had no women to choose from in the two remaining committees and was forced to search elsewhere.
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