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Markey not on climate committee

WASHINGTON - Senator Edward J. Markey received his committee assignments Wednesday, and in a mild surprise, he was not placed on the panel that oversees climate change legislation.

The Massachusetts Democrat, who was sworn into office on Tuesday, was named to three committees, according to his office: Commerce, Science & Transportation; Foreign Relations; and Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

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