8 Firsts Of The New Congress

The demographics of the 113th Congress reflect a changing country.

1. First Black Senator From The South Since the Reconstruction

2. First Openly Gay Senator

3. First Buddhist Senator

4. First Hindu Member of Congress

5. First All Female Delegation - New Hampshire

6. First Openly Bi-Sexual Member of Congress

7. First Female Combat Veterans Elected to Congress

8. First Senate With 20 Female Senators