Will Auntie Maxine’s Anti-Maxine be McHenry?

by Jeff Sovern

With the Democrats' capture of the House, Maxine ("Auntie Maxine") Waters is expected to chair the House Financial Service Committee in the new Congress.  South Carolina's Patrick McHenry has tossed his hat in the ring to be the ranking member of the Committee, and has drawn support from others who were rumored to be candidates, as The Hill reports. Longtime readers of the blog will recall that McHenry accused now-Senator Elizabeth Warren of making things up during her congressional testimony. That incident did not stop McHenry from claiming a record of working with Democrats, at least on some matters.

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