Mean Time

Crowley, Michael
December 2001
New Republic;12/17/2002, Vol. 225 Issue 25, p10
Offers observations on behavior of United States Congressman Bill Thomas of California in politics, who chairs the House Ways and Means Committee. Affect of his attitude on legislative negotiations between Democrats and Republicans; Report on his relations with Congressman Charles Rangel of New York and others; Suggestion that Thomas may need to be replaced in order for the administration of President George W. Bush to continue its legislative proposals; Information on mastery of Medicare as a subcommittee chairman in the 1990's established by Thomas; Criticism of the blunt behavior of Thomas in current political environment.


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