Their journey to Capitol Hill

An athlete. A principal. A painter. These six new members of Congress come from all walks of life.

 
 

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U.S. Rep. Hansen Clarke (D-Mich.), who trained as an artist, was nearly homeless for a time. A job working with truant high school students turned him around. "That I could actually help people rejuvenated me," says the first Bangladeshi American in Congress.


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