GOP House committee chairs are all white males

Pat Cunningham

The notion that demography is destiny in American politics seems lost on the Republican majority in the U.S. House, as we see HERE:

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced who will chair all of the major House committees in the next Congress. And it turns out they all have something in common besides party affiliation: they’re all white men.

There isn’t a single woman or minority included in the mix of 19 House committee chairs announced Tuesday — a stark reality for a party desperate to appeal to women and minorities after both groups overwhelmingly rejected Republicans just weeks ago ...

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