Here is Tuesday’s look at transparency-related news items, congressional committee hearings, transparency-related bills introduced in Congress, and transparency-related events.

News Roundup:

  • After suffering heavy losses in the midterm elections, Democrats mull whether to continue bashing third party spending or compete with conservative outside groups. (Politico)(National Journal)($)
  • Republican leadership will include a newly-created position to accomodate the large incoming freshman class. (Wall Street Journal)($)
  • Senator-elect Mark Kirk could break with his Republican colleagues to support a stripped-down version of the DISCLOSE Act. (The Hill)
  • Representative Issa looks to reorganize subcommittees and schedule an aggressive investigative agenda at the Oversight Committee. (Politico)
  • Senate Republican freshmen are set to play a larger roll on some of the most powerful committees. (Politico)
  • The House Republican transition held its first meeting on reform prioritiesyesterday and will reconvene today. (Roll Call)($)

Relevant committee hearings scheduled for 11/9:

  • None

Relevant bills introduced:

  • None

Transparency events scheduled for 11/9:

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