Nadler takes party leadership on the House Judiciary Committee.

House Democrats have voted New York Representative Jerrold Nadler as the next leader on the judiciary committee, turning away from Representative Zoe Lofgren of California. Before the vote, Nadler commented, “This is a pivotal time, with our country possibly on the verge of constitutional crisis.” NAB Chief Gordon Smith weighed in with, “NAB congratulates representative Nadler on his election. . . Having worked with Representative Nadler on many issues over many years, we’ve always respected his intellect, commitment to public service, and appreciation for the role of local broadcasting.”