On Tap for House Committees

House Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has nominated members to chair the following committees with key roles in national security when the 110th Congress convenes in the new year:

• Ike Skelton (Mo.)—Armed Services

• David Obey (Wisc.)—Appropriations

• Bob Filner (Calif.)—Veterans Affairs

• Henry Waxman (Calif.)—Government Reform

• Tom Lantos (Calif.)—International Relations

• Bennie Thompson (Miss.)—Homeland Security

• Silvestre Reyes (Tex.)—Intelligence