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Wed December 15, 2010
MI Congressman Mike Rogers gets major committee chairmanship
Congressman Mike Rogers will takeover as the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. The Associated Press reports:
Incoming House Speaker John Boehner says Michigan Republican Mike Rogers will serve as chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence during the next Congress. Rogers said in a statement Wednesday he's humbled by the appointment and calls it an "incredible responsibility." The 47-year-old Howell resident easily won a sixth term in November to represent Michigan's 8th Congressional District. Rogers is a former Army officer and FBI special agent who investigated organized crime and public corruption in Chicago in the early 1990s.