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Rep. Allen Boyd (D-Fla.) said on the pro-Dingell conference call that he did not think Democrats would uproot a seniority system that seldom trumps sitting chairmen. “If I was John Dingell, I'd be feeling very good right now,” Boyd said. “I can't imagine these rank-and-file caucus members replacing John Dingell as chairman.”
Rep. Henry Waxman (Calif.) has ousted Energy and Commerce Chairman John Dingell (Mich.), as Democratic lawmakers voted 137-122 Thursday morning to hand the gavel of the powerhouse panel to its second-ranking member.
Change is unimaginable to some…