Thornberry campaigning for top HASC post

“The Republican congressmen will ask the different members to outline how they see their role on Armed Services and how they can use that position to advance the Republican agenda,” said Craig Goodman, assistant professor of political science at Texas Tech University.

Written by: Jessica Behnham

WASHINGTON — For about a year, Wichita Falls’ congressman has been quietly campaigning behind the scenes to win another election.

If U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry becomes top Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, he’ll be in one of the most powerful positions in the House where the military is concerned.

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