Smile, Class of 2006!

As new members of the House trooped through last week's orientation, we noted certain traits and decided to put together an early yearbook. Most Popular: Yvette Clarke (D., N.Y.) won 89% of the vote in her race, though she missed the group shot. Here are some other standouts among the Reps.

International Club

Mazie Hirono (D., Hawaii) A native of Japan, Hirono became a U.S. citizen in 1959, the year Hawaii gained statehood. She's got a clubmate in former Republican Albio Sires (D., N.J.), who was born in Cuba.

Most Likely to


John Sarbanes (D., Md.)

A Princeton and Harvard...

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