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The children of Congress

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) holds his daughter Kathryn as the U.S. House of Representatives meets for the start of the 116th Congress inside the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) holds his daughter Kathryn as the U.S. House of Representatives meets for the start of the 116th Congress inside the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) holds his daughter Kathryn as the U.S. House of Representatives meets for the start of the 116th Congress inside the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is surrounded by children as she is sworn in as House Speaker. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is surrounded by children as she is sworn in as House Speaker. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is surrounded by children as she is sworn in as House Speaker. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Representative Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) (TOP R) holds a sleeping child as the House meets. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Representative Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) (TOP R) holds a sleeping child as the House meets. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Representative Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) (TOP R) holds a sleeping child as the House meets. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Representative Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) holds one of her daughters. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Representative Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) holds one of her daughters. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Representative Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) holds one of her daughters. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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House Democratic leader and House Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds the hand of her granddaughter. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

House Democratic leader and House Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds the hand of her granddaughter. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

House Democratic leader and House Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds the hand of her granddaughter. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Children of members of the 116th Congress fall asleep as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Children of members of the 116th Congress fall asleep as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Children of members of the 116th Congress fall asleep as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Representative-elect Ilhan Omar (D-MN) arrives inside the House Chamber. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Representative-elect Ilhan Omar (D-MN) arrives inside the House Chamber. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Representative-elect Ilhan Omar (D-MN) arrives inside the House Chamber. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (D-NM) poses with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for a ceremonial swearing-in. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (D-NM) poses with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for a ceremonial swearing-in. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (D-NM) poses with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for a ceremonial swearing-in. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is kissed by her granddaughter after she was elected House Speaker. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is kissed by her granddaughter after she was elected House Speaker. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is kissed by her granddaughter after she was elected House Speaker. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) poses with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for a ceremonial swearing-in. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) poses with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for a ceremonial swearing-in. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) poses with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for a ceremonial swearing-in. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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