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By Domenico Montanaro, Lisa Desjardins, Rachel Wellford, Simone Pathe
Welcome to the 114th Congress. Both the House and Senate, which will have a new majority leader in Kentucky Republican Mitch McConnell, will gavel in for the new Congress at noon today. The chambers each begin with a prayer, but…
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By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The 114th Congress that convenes Tuesday will count more minorities and women than ever, although lawmakers remain overwhelmingly white and male in the Republican-controlled House and Senate.
By Laura Santhanam, Vanessa Dennis
Nearly three-quarters of incoming representatives and about 90 percent of all new senators will be Republican in the 114th Congress. In both the House and the Senate, about 80 percent of newly elected politicians will be men, and the new…
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