A group of junior Democratic senators are pushing for committee chairmen to stand for election at the beginning of each Congress, a requirement that has not been in effect for years, according to lawmakers familiar with the discussions.
The proposed rules change has made some chairmen nervous, Democratic aides say.
Power is what most of these old reps live for. Again, another reason for term limits that most people in the country seem not to want. Please, I am from Massachusetts where we, and the country need term limits.