House Rules Committee

Watch Joe Barton Learn Louise Slaughter Wasn’t Born in Texas
 

After announcing to the House Rules Committee Tuesday night that his colleague Rep. Louise M. Slaughter (who represents New York) was born in El Paso, Texas, Rep. Joe L. Barton was in for a surprise when he learned where she actually hails from.

Congressional Hits and Misses: Best of the Rules Committee

Sessions likes to thank the committee's "awesome stenographers." (Al Drago/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

HOH pays tribute to the House Rules Committee and its proclivity for tangents, broken microphones and heaping praise on its “awesome stenographers.”