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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.

 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.