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What you've identified here is an interesting extension of the "open government" culture that I think this phenomenon represents.

If Rep. Amash continues his political career in the same vein, can we count on him to continue to disclose what goes on in subcommittees?

Will he be politically neutered because he cannot be counted on to keep the details of backroom deals secret? Will he make enemies by bringing the DC unmentionables to light?

Interested to see how it plays out...




Already happened. Amash tried to oust Boehner from his position as speaker of the House.

Source: http://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2013/01/rep...

Since then he has been removed from the house budget committee and several Republican panels.

Source: http://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2012/12/jus...

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