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Doc Hastings: Meet the Next Chair of the House Natural Resources Committee

01/05/2011 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

With Republicans claiming the majority in the House, it's fair to say that the committees with oversight of key energy and environmental issues will be quite different in the 112th Congress. The new chair of the powerful Energy and Commerce Committee is still up in the air, but it looks all but certain that Doc Hastings (R-Wa.) will assume the chairmanship of the Natural Resources Committee.

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