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Politico| Mon Sep 11 17:01:41 EDT 2017
Rep. Steve Womack (R-Ark.), who is eyeing the possibility of chairing the House Budget Committee, tests out a gavel during a sound check before the opening session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on July 18, 2016. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo A handful of Republicans are lining up to replace outgoing House Budget Chairman Diane Black, quietly jockeying for a gavel that will play a starring role in the upcoming tax reform fight. Budget panel Republicans Steve Womack, Rob Woodall and Bill Johnson are all eyeing the position, the lawmakers confirmed in interviews. Womack and Johnson have already alerted Speaker Paul Ryan of their interest and started buttonholing members of..

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