VIDEO: First Day in Congress With Rep. Chrissy Houlahan
Pennsylvania’s 6th Congressional District

January 5, 2019 by TWN Staff
The Well News interviews Chrissy Houlahan about her first day in Congress and plans for the new year.

Representative Chrissy Houlahan is a rising star. A third generation military veteran and Captain in the USAFR, she is poised to make her mark in the 116th Congress.

At the beginning of each new Congress, the new members are sworn into office, the Speaker of the House is chosen, the House Rules are adopted and there are numerous other first day agenda items to complete. The first video in a series on new members discussing their first day and plans for the year ahead with us. You can view the video with Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (NM-02) here and the video with Rep. Andy Levin (MI-09) here.

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