Election Stirs Turnover On Congress' Military Committees

Law360, New York (November 7, 2012, 5:58 PM EST) -- Tuesday's election will shake up the Senate and House committees in charge of military spending, with retirements and turnover reshuffling subcommittee leadership in both Houses of Congress.

While both the Senate and House Armed Services committee chairmen, Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich, and Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon, R-Calif., will remain in charge, several subcommittees will change hands, and Levin's Republican counterpart, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., will likely be forced out of his leadership role due to Senate Republicans' six-year term limits for committee leadership positions.

McCain, who...
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