New faces in Congress

New faces in Congress
Members of the freshman class of Congress pose for a photo opportunity on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (Susan Walsh)
Members of the freshman class of Congress pose for a photo opportunity on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Members of the freshman class of Congress pose for a photo opportunity on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (AP)
Rep.-elect Madeline Dean, D-Pa., left, and Rep.-elect Young Kim, R-Calif., right, join other members of the freshman class of Congress for a group photo on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Rep.-elect Madeline Dean, D-Pa., left, and Rep.-elect Young Kim, R-Calif., right, join other members of the freshman class of Congress for a group photo on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) (AP)
Rep.-elect Chip Roy, R-Texas, holds up his phone as he is joined by left, Rep.-elect Steve Watkins, R-Kan., Rep.-elect Denver Riggleman, R-Va., and Rep.-elect Kevin Hern, R-Okla., and other members of the freshman class of Congress for a group photo on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Rep.-elect Chip Roy, R-Texas, holds up his phone as he is joined by left, Rep.-elect Steve Watkins, R-Kan., Rep.-elect Denver Riggleman, R-Va., and Rep.-elect Kevin Hern, R-Okla., and other members of the freshman class of Congress for a group photo on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) (AP)
Rep.-elect Lauren Underwood, D-Ill., walks outside following a photo opportunity on Capitol Hill in Washington Nov. 14, 2018, with the freshman class. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Rep.-elect Lauren Underwood, D-Ill., walks outside following a photo opportunity on Capitol Hill in Washington Nov. 14, 2018, with the freshman class. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (AP)
Rep.-elect Andy Levin, D-Mich., left, Rep.-elect Veronica Escobar, D-Texas, center, and Rep.-elect Sylvia Garcia, D-Texas, right, talk following a photo opportunity on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, for the freshman class. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Rep.-elect Andy Levin, D-Mich., left, Rep.-elect Veronica Escobar, D-Texas, center, and Rep.-elect Sylvia Garcia, D-Texas, right, talk following a photo opportunity on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, for the freshman class. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (AP)
Incoming U.S. Reps. Jahana Hayes, D-CT., left, and IIhan Omar, D-Minn., right, walk together after taking a group photo with other members of the freshman class of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. Hayes' election as the first black woman to represent Connecticut in Congress was one of that state's tops stories in 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Incoming U.S. Reps. Jahana Hayes, D-CT., left, and IIhan Omar, D-Minn., right, walk together after taking a group photo with other members of the freshman class of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. Hayes' election as the first black woman to represent Connecticut in Congress was one of that state's tops stories in 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File) (AP)
In this Nov. 29, 2018 photo, Rep.-elect Anthony Gonzalez, R-Ohio speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at the National Republican Congressional Committee offices in Washington. This year’s midterm election is sending a record 43 Latinos to Congress. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
In this Nov. 29, 2018 photo, Rep.-elect Anthony Gonzalez, R-Ohio speaks during an interview with the Associated Press at the National Republican Congressional Committee offices in Washington. This year’s midterm election is sending a record 43 Latinos to Congress. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) (AP)
Rep.-elect Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., smiles during an interview following a photo opportunity on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 14, 2018, with the freshman class. She is the first Muslim woman elected to Congress. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Rep.-elect Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., smiles during an interview following a photo opportunity on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 14, 2018, with the freshman class. She is the first Muslim woman elected to Congress. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (AP)
In this Nov. 29, 2018 photo, Rep.-elect Gil Cisneros, D-Calif., stands in front of the Capitol during a week of orientation for incoming members, in Washington. This year’s midterm election is sending a record 43 Latinos to Congress. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
In this Nov. 29, 2018 photo, Rep.-elect Gil Cisneros, D-Calif., stands in front of the Capitol during a week of orientation for incoming members, in Washington. This year’s midterm election is sending a record 43 Latinos to Congress. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) (AP)
Rep.-elect Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., left, and Rep.-elect Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., head to a Democratic Caucus meeting in the basement of the Capitol as new members of the House and veteran representatives gathered behind closed doors to discuss their agenda when they become the majority in the 116th Congress, in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Spanberger defeated Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Rep.-elect Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., left, and Rep.-elect Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., head to a Democratic Caucus meeting in the basement of the Capitol as new members of the House and veteran representatives gathered behind closed doors to discuss their agenda when they become the majority in the 116th Congress, in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Spanberger defeated Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) (AP)
Rep.-elect Daniel Meuser, R-PA., stops to answer questions for members of the media after checking-in for orientation for new members of Congress, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Rep.-elect Daniel Meuser, R-PA., stops to answer questions for members of the media after checking-in for orientation for new members of Congress, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) (AP)
Rep.-elect Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., listens during a news conference with members of the Progressive Caucus in Washington, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Rep.-elect Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., listens during a news conference with members of the Progressive Caucus in Washington, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (AP)
In this Nov. 2, 2018, file photo, Democrat Lucy McBath speaks during a rally for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, at Morehouse College in Atlanta. McBath, an African-American gun control advocate making her first run for public office, defeated Republican Rep. Karen Handel in Georgia’s 6th District. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
In this Nov. 2, 2018, file photo, Democrat Lucy McBath speaks during a rally for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, at Morehouse College in Atlanta. McBath, an African-American gun control advocate making her first run for public office, defeated Republican Rep. Karen Handel in Georgia’s 6th District. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File) (AP)
Jahana Hayes reacts after winning the Democratic primary for Connecticut's 5th Congressional District, defeating Mary Glassman, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Waterbury, Conn. In November, Hayes became the first black woman to win a Connecticut congressional seat. (John Woike/Hartford Courant via AP)
Jahana Hayes reacts after winning the Democratic primary for Connecticut's 5th Congressional District, defeating Mary Glassman, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Waterbury, Conn. In November, Hayes became the first black woman to win a Connecticut congressional seat. (John Woike/Hartford Courant via AP) (AP)
Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., listens during a news conference with members of the Progressive Caucus in Washington, Nov. 12, 2018. She's become one of the most visible new lawmakers. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., listens during a news conference with members of the Progressive Caucus in Washington, Nov. 12, 2018. She's become one of the most visible new lawmakers. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (AP)
In this Tuesday, Nov.6, 2018 file photo, Democrat House candidate Sharice Davids gives a victory speech to supporters at a election party in Olathe, Kan. Davids defeated Republican incumbent Kevin Yoder to win the Kansas' 3rd Congressional District seat. Democratic House candidate Debra Haaland who won in New Mexico's 1st congressional district and Davids will join U.S. Reps. Tom Cole, who is Chickasaw, and Markwayne Mullin, an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation, in the House. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley, File)
In this Tuesday, Nov.6, 2018 file photo, Democrat House candidate Sharice Davids gives a victory speech to supporters at a election party in Olathe, Kan. Davids defeated Republican incumbent Kevin Yoder to win the Kansas' 3rd Congressional District seat. Democratic House candidate Debra Haaland who won in New Mexico's 1st congressional district and Davids will join U.S. Reps. Tom Cole, who is Chickasaw, and Markwayne Mullin, an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation, in the House. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley, File) (AP)
FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 photo Congresswoman-elect Deb Haaland, right, watches election returns with Beth Touchin, the Native American Outreach Director of the Democratic Party of New Mexico in Albuquerque, N.M. Haaland and Sharice Davids, of Kansas, on Tuesday became the nation's first Native American women to win their bids for the U.S. House of Representatives. Democrats Haaland and Davids will join U.S. Reps. Tom Cole, who is Chickasaw, and Markwayne Mullin, an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation, in the House. (AP Photo/Mary Hudetz, File)
FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 photo Congresswoman-elect Deb Haaland, right, watches election returns with Beth Touchin, the Native American Outreach Director of the Democratic Party of New Mexico in Albuquerque, N.M. Haaland and Sharice Davids, of Kansas, on Tuesday became the nation's first Native American women to win their bids for the U.S. House of Representatives. Democrats Haaland and Davids will join U.S. Reps. Tom Cole, who is Chickasaw, and Markwayne Mullin, an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation, in the House. (AP Photo/Mary Hudetz, File) (AP)
U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., speaks, during a news conference Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, at the Capitol in Phoenix, after Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, rear, announced his decision to replace U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz. with McSally in the U.S. Senate seat that belonged to Sen. John McCain. McSally took over after Kyl's resignation becomes effective Dec. 31. (AP Photo/Matt York)
U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., speaks, during a news conference Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, at the Capitol in Phoenix, after Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, rear, announced his decision to replace U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz. with McSally in the U.S. Senate seat that belonged to Sen. John McCain. McSally took over after Kyl's resignation becomes effective Dec. 31. (AP Photo/Matt York) (AP)
U.S. Sen.-elect Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., speaks after being declared the winner over Republican challenger U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, Nov. 12, 2018, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Sinema won Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat in a race that was among the most closely watched in the nation, beating McSally in the battle to replace GOP Sen. Jeff Flake. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
U.S. Sen.-elect Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., speaks after being declared the winner over Republican challenger U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, Nov. 12, 2018, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Sinema won Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat in a race that was among the most closely watched in the nation, beating McSally in the battle to replace GOP Sen. Jeff Flake. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) (AP)
In this Nov. 14, 2018, file photo, Sen.-elect Mitt Romney, R-Utah, center, walks the hallway on Capitol Hill in Washington. The former Republican nominee for the presidency has already called out President Donald Trump for what he sees as character issues. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
In this Nov. 14, 2018, file photo, Sen.-elect Mitt Romney, R-Utah, center, walks the hallway on Capitol Hill in Washington. The former Republican nominee for the presidency has already called out President Donald Trump for what he sees as character issues. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File) (AP)
In this Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 photo Florida Gov. Rick Scott arrives for a meeting with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and new GOP senators at the Capitol in Washington. Scott defeated incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson in the state’s contentious Senate race. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
In this Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 photo Florida Gov. Rick Scott arrives for a meeting with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and new GOP senators at the Capitol in Washington. Scott defeated incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson in the state’s contentious Senate race. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) (AP)
Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi appeared at a news conference at the state Republican Party headquarters in Jackson, Miss., on Nov. 12, 2018. Hyde-Smith was appointed to serve temporarily in the Senate after longtime Republican Sen. Thad Cochran retired in April, and she faces an African-American Democrat, Mike Espy, in a Nov. 27, 2018, runoff. Espy is a former congressman and former U.S. agriculture secretary. The runoff winner will serve the final two years of the six-year term started by Cochran. (AP Photo/Emily Wagster Pettus)
Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi appeared at a news conference at the state Republican Party headquarters in Jackson, Miss., on Nov. 12, 2018. Hyde-Smith was appointed to serve temporarily in the Senate after longtime Republican Sen. Thad Cochran retired in April, and she faces an African-American Democrat, Mike Espy, in a Nov. 27, 2018, runoff. Espy is a former congressman and former U.S. agriculture secretary. The runoff winner will serve the final two years of the six-year term started by Cochran. (AP Photo/Emily Wagster Pettus) (AP)
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., center, meets with incoming GOP senators for the 116th Congress, at the Capitol in Washington Nov. 14, 2018. From left are, Sen.-elect Mike Braun, R-Ind., Sen.-elect Mitt Romney, R-Utah, Sen.-elect Josh Hawley, R-Mo., Sen.-elect Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Florida Gov. Rick Scott, the Republican candidate in the undecided race for Senate from Florida, and Sen.-elect Kevin Cramer, R-N.D. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., center, meets with incoming GOP senators for the 116th Congress, at the Capitol in Washington Nov. 14, 2018. From left are, Sen.-elect Mike Braun, R-Ind., Sen.-elect Mitt Romney, R-Utah, Sen.-elect Josh Hawley, R-Mo., Sen.-elect Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Florida Gov. Rick Scott, the Republican candidate in the undecided race for Senate from Florida, and Sen.-elect Kevin Cramer, R-N.D. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) (AP)
U.S. Senator-elect Jacky Rosen meets with Las Vegas reporters to discuss her win and priorities as Nevada's next senator on Nov. 9, 2018. The 61-year-old congresswoman defeated incumbent Republican Dean Heller in Tuesday's election by capturing 50 percent of the vote to his 45 percent. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
U.S. Senator-elect Jacky Rosen meets with Las Vegas reporters to discuss her win and priorities as Nevada's next senator on Nov. 9, 2018. The 61-year-old congresswoman defeated incumbent Republican Dean Heller in Tuesday's election by capturing 50 percent of the vote to his 45 percent. (Michael Quine/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP) (AP)
Missouri Senator Josh Hawley will be serving on five committees in the new Congress. (Source: Josh Hawley, Twitter)
Missouri Senator Josh Hawley will be serving on five committees in the new Congress. (Source: Josh Hawley, Twitter) ((Source: Josh Hawley, Twitter))