From BloombergView Early Returns:

  1. Marian Currinder on the state of the re-election incentive in the House. One thought: How big a difference is there by party? At the very least, Democrats don’t have committee term limits. Democrats in 2007 through 2010 were quite a bit more centralized than they had been when Tom Foley was speaker, but I don’t think the committee structure had atrophied nearly as much then as it has now. What’s less clear is whether prospective Democratic committee chairs in 2019 would be as prepared for real legislating as their counterparts were last time around.

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