Read this: Bachmann and the frosh
Michelle Bachmann, superstar. But can the tea party favorite keep her spotlight? She got shut out of leadership, GOP colleagues considering her "more of a show horse than a workhorse," writes Phil Rucker. And with all the new tea-partiers coming to town, she'll have to compete for a spotlight she once had to herself.
And how about those congressional freshmen? Aren't they cuuuute? Watch their giddy, dorky antics as they go through the lottery to select Capitol Hill office space. "[Mississippi Rep.-elect Steven] Palazzo said he had just come from looking at the 'Longleaf' building. 'Longworth,' someone in his entourage corrected. 'Longworth,' Palazzo repeated."
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| November 20, 2010; 11:01 AM ET
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