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Los Angeles Times: Here’s what the first day of Congress was like for the five Democrats who joined California’s House delegation today

By January 5, 2017 No Comments

California’s newest U.S. representatives, four men and one woman, are now part of the largest Congressional delegation in the country after being sworn in to the 115th Congress on Tuesday afternoon.

“It’s been an amazing day, really historic,” said Rep. Nanette Barragán (D-San Pedro).

Fourteen of her family members flew across the country to witness the swearing in, including Barragán’s mother.

“Right now we’re trying to make sure to get all the photos and opportunities to get the mementos, because it’s only once that you get sworn into Congress,” she said. READ MORE