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Rep. Jerry Lewis walks to work with his Bichon Frise and Poodle mix, Bruin, who is named after the UCLA mascot.

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Rep. Jerry Lewis walks to work with his Bichon Frise and Poodle mix, Bruin, who is named after the UCLA mascot.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 212

That’s how many fewer total years that California’s incoming 53-member House delegation has served in the chamber as compared with January 2011. The 53 California House members who will take office Jan. 3, when the 113th Congress begins, will have...

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Julian Castro, mayor of San Antonio, left, waves with his brother, Representative Joaquin Castro, a Democrat from Texas, at the Democratic National Convention.

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Julian Castro, mayor of San Antonio, left, waves with his brother, Representative Joaquin Castro, a Democrat from Texas, at the Democratic National Convention.

Leadership PAC-Armed Freshmen: Instant Access for Newcomers

They haven’t been assigned an office, hired a staff or even received their membership pin, yet many of  those elected to the  House yesterday already have jumped into the Washington-insider fundraising game. At least seven House freshmen-to-be have established so-called...

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