MEET THE NEW FRESHMEN

When the Republicans took control of Congress in 1994, they did so with 72 first-time Representatives and nine new Senators. In 1996, though eight seats were still contested well over a week after Election Day, it is clear that the G.O.P. will maintain control--and even strengthen its Senate majority--in the 105th Congress. Here are the assured newcomers: 38 Democrats and 31 Republicans in the House, eight Republicans and seven Democrats in the Senate.

IN THE HOUSE

ROBERT ADERHOLT Republican--Alabama 4th Replacing 15-term Democrat Tom Bevill, who is retiring, 31-year-old conservative Aderholt gave the G.O.P. a "pickup" victory.

THOMAS ALLEN Democrat--Maine...

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