For the time being, this seems to be a decision that will have much less bearing on future elections than many would like to admit.
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Perhaps what will be remembered more than Waxman’s legislative record will be his role as a watchdog of government.
Perhaps 2014 will be known as the beginning of the end of the extreme partisanship of the 2000s. It will be a political risk, but it is one worth taking.
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