The House: New Faces

After all the hueing and crying, there will only be 67 new faces among the 435 of the 88th Congress. And only one truly big-name Congressman failed to win reelection.

The big casualty was ten-term Minnesota Republican Walter Judd. Perhaps the most respected G.O.P. foreign policy voice in the House, Judd fell victim to the cold arithmetic of the gerrymander. His Minneapolis district had been enlarged to take in all of Minneapolis, rather than just his old Republican wards. In a record off-year vote, Judd led in his old district by 10,860 votes....

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