Newly elected members of the U.S. House converge on Washington

    The U.S. Capitol. Credit: Samuel Corum/Getty Images
    The U.S. Capitol. Credit: Samuel Corum/Getty Images

    WASHINGTON — They’ve won their campaigns. Now, newly elected members of the U.S. House of Representatives are spending their first days in the nation’s capital, learning how to perform their new jobs. 

    Laura Olson
    Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Wisconsin Examiner. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.