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Lonely Democrats

The handful of House Democratic freshmen in the 112th Congress call themselves "the Mighty Nine." That's half right. Meet the lonely new Democrats.



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Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) pauses as she looks over her new office at the Canon House Office Building on January 3, 2011 in Washington, D.C. Bass and eight other freshman Democratic Representatives moved into their new offices this week.

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Article | They call themselves "the Mighty Nine." Which is half true - there are, in fact, nine of them. But "mighty" is definitely the wrong word for the nine lonely Democrats who will be sworn in as House members on Wednesday.

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