WASHINGTON, DC - April 10: California Democrat Jackie Speier, during a mock swearing in with Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Speier took her seat in the House Thursday, nearly three decades after she first ran for Congress. Speier, 57, easily won a special election April 8 to fill the unexpired term of House Foreign Affairs Chairman Tom Lantos, 80, who died Feb. 11 of esophageal cancer. She was sworn in Thursday during a brief floor ceremony, bringing the partisan breakdown in the House to 234...
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