Yarmuth joins House Commerce; Butterfield to tech subcommittee

Rep. G.K. ButterfieldGeorge (G.K.) Kenneth ButterfieldSenate passes bill to end shutdown, sending it to House House Dem opposition mounts to budget deal Shutdown begins after Paul pushes back Senate vote MORE (D-N.C.) would move from the Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee to the Communications and Technology Subcommittee, which has jurisdiction over the Federal Communications Commission and a host of technology issues.

"Under the Democratic Caucus rules, any member has the right to demand a full rebid of the subcommittee selections," Waxman explained in the memo. "I am hopeful, though, that this 'virtual' rebid can avoid the need for a formal rebid process."