113th Session Of Congress Convenes


Representative Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat from California, left,... News PhotoApplauding,California,Capitol Building - Washington DC,Capitol Hill,Congress,Democracy,Democratic Party - USA,Election,Finance,Government,Horizontal,Nancy Pelosi,North America,Politics,Receiving,The Americas,The Media,USA,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergRepresentative Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat from California, left, receives applause after being re-elected as House Minority Leader at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. The 113th Congress convenes today in Washington where new members will try to meld their diverse backgrounds in a legislature containing a record seven openly gay lawmakers, an unprecedented 20 women in the Senate and the first all-female state delegation, from New Hampshire. Photographer: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg via Getty Images