When Republican Jason Chaffetz, the chair of the House Oversight Committee, announced he was resigning from Congress, the rumor-mill started churning. But whispers of a brewing scandal quickly gave way to the rumor that Chaffetz was eyeing a move from Congress to Fox News. This career shift shows how conservative pundits now outrank GOP politicians, writes USSC research associate Dr Nicole Hemmer for U.S. News and World Report.