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In which former Senator Alan Simpson, R-Wyo., dances Gangnam Style. The reason? He wants young people to become involved in a discussion about cutting the national debt. Does this video inspire you to become involved?

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.

“I have never understood self-deportation and what the governor (Mitt Romney) has presented as a policy," said Rubio. "It’s not a policy. It’s an observation of what people will do in a country that’s enforcing its immigration laws.”

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., comments on immigration and Mitt Romney’s self-deportation policy.