• Randy Forbes to Leave Readiness Panel0

    Rep. Rob Wittman (R) will replace fellow Virginian Rep. Randy Forbes (R) as chairman of the House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee in the 113th Congress after losing out to Forbes in the competition to head up the Seapower and Projection Forces panel. The shift will allow Forbes to continue his strong advocacy of the Navy, while continuing to fight alongside full Committee Chairman Buck McKeon (R-Calif.) to fend off further cuts to the defense budget …