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Rick Berg makes it onto big committee

Published 12/29/2010, The Jamestown Sun

The announcement last week that Congressman-elect Rick Berg, R-N.D., will take a seat on the House Ways and Means Committee suggests Berg has made an impression. “Ways and Means Committee” often is preceded by “the powerful” because it is arguably the most important committee in the House. It is rare for a freshman representative to be assigned a spot on the panel. For example, it took Rep. Earl Pomeroy, D-N.D., several terms before securing a Ways and Means slot.

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