Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The New Faces of the 113th Congress
The 2012 House and Senate elections brought over 80 new members to Washington. 
Use our interactive application to sort and filter the freshmen by age, experience, ethnicity, and more. 
Hover over each picture for name, state, and district information. To read a full narrative of each newcomer, written by the staff of The Almanac of American Politics, click the member’s picture.

The New Faces of the 113th Congress

The 2012 House and Senate elections brought over 80 new members to Washington.

Use our interactive application to sort and filter the freshmen by age, experience, ethnicity, and more.

Hover over each picture for name, state, and district information. To read a full narrative of each newcomer, written by the staff of The Almanac of American Politics, click the member’s picture.

Friday, April 13, 2012
The Cook Political Report projects that when a new Congress is sworn into office in January, white males will likely be a minority of one party’s caucus in the House for the first time in American history.

Democratic distilled to a core of coalition: women & minorities

The Cook Political Report projects that when a new Congress is sworn into office in January, white males will likely be a minority of one party’s caucus in the House for the first time in American history.


Democratic distilled to a core of coalition: women & minorities



Thursday, February 23, 2012
It’s that time of the year!
National Journal’s vote ratings for 2011:
Most Conservative Senators
Most Conservative House Members
Most Liberal Senators
Most Liberal House Members 
Get to clicking and see if your elected officials are listed. 
Jim DeMint, R-S.C. (pictured above) is well-known for his stance against President Obama’s 2009 economic-stimulus bill and health care initiative. 

It’s that time of the year!

National Journal’s vote ratings for 2011:

Get to clicking and see if your elected officials are listed. 

Jim DeMint, R-S.C. (pictured above) is well-known for his stance against President Obama’s 2009 economic-stimulus bill and health care initiative. 

Wednesday, February 9, 2011
 PHOTO OF THE DAY: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., talks to reporters with Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., after a  lunch meeting at the White House with President Obama on Wednesday.

PHOTO OF THE DAY: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., talks to reporters with Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., after a lunch meeting at the White House with President Obama on Wednesday.