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Nature abhors a vacuum, and so does the 24-hour news cycle. Which is why a lack of any definitive answers about the future of Congress does not stop pundits from speculating about it. Today, in the interest of doing so--productively, at least--a primer on committee leadership. Who gives it, who gets it, and why a lot depends on which party is in control.

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