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Kucinich mulls bid for top House Gov't Reform slot

By Ben Pershing

Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) is mulling whether to make a bid for the top Democratic slot on the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, a move that could make him a leading voice on issues affecting the District and the federal workforce and a high-profile defender of the Obama administration.

Current panel Chairman Edolphus Towns (D-N.Y.) hopes to stay on as ranking member in the next Congress, switching places with Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), who will become chairman. But some Democrats have worried privately whether Towns is up to the task, particularly since the media-savvy Issa is expected to launch a number of probes of the White House and its policies.

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By Ben Pershing  | November 16, 2010; 1:40 PM ET
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