Freshmen

McEachin Tours a Fire Station, Talks Environment, Russia
 

Rep. A. Donald McEachin, D-Va., spent a day during August recess at an assisted living facility, a fire station, and a county administration building. Roll Call joined him for the day and to talk about how he’s adjusting to life in D.C. and how his recess is going.

Meet the Special Election Class of 2017 (So Far)
This year’s elections have brought a new crop of freshmen to Congress

California Rep.-elect Jimmy Gomez hugs his mother, Socorro, as his wife, Mary Hodge, looks on, during his ceremonial House swearing-in Tuesday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

By CHRIS HALE, BILL CLARK and TOM WILLIAMS

California Democrat Jimmy Gomez became the newest member of the House on Tuesday after being officially sworn in by Speaker Paul D. Ryan