Tuesday, January 14, 1997

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  • New Congressional Representatives

    Two years ago, the sound and fury of the Republican Revolution shook official Washington. But Congress today seems serene by comparison — no 100 day marathons or Contracts with America. Speaker Newt Gingrich is even talking about holding regular meetings with the Congressional Black Caucus.

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