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Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-Mass., arrives at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill on Oct. 23, 2019. (Susan Walsh/AP)
Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-Mass., arrives at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill on Oct. 23, 2019. (Susan Walsh/AP)
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Massachusetts Congressman Stephen Lynch is running to chair the powerful House Oversight and Reform Committee.

The job became vacant after former Chairman Elijah Cummings of Maryland passed away this month.

Oversight is the main investigative committee in the U.S. House, and it has a key role in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

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Rep. Stephen Lynch is the congressman for the Massachusetts 8th District. He tweets @RepStephenLynch.

This segment aired on October 29, 2019.

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