New House Rules Panel Chair Promises Change

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Rep. Louise Slaughter meets the media at the Rayburn House Office Building in September 2005. i

Rep. Louise Slaughter meets the media at the Rayburn House Office Building in September 2005. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Louise Slaughter meets the media at the Rayburn House Office Building in September 2005.

Rep. Louise Slaughter meets the media at the Rayburn House Office Building in September 2005.

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Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY), the incoming head of the House Rules Committee, says a Democratic-led Congress will move quickly to pass more stringent rules on budget earmarks that are blamed for pork-barrel spending.

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