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They're young, they're female, and they're clear-eyed about upsetting the apple cart in Washington.

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'The freshman class as an aggregate will have more power than the leadership,' says Rep. Ro Khanna, a California Democrat about to start his second term. 'The balance of power is shifting in the House. Leadership doesn't matter nearly as much. Ordinary members of Congress have a much bigger platform. The size of your Twitter following and the size of your external base makes a huge difference.'

Of the 235-member Democratic House majority that will take power on Jan. 3, just over a quarter of the class – totaling 63 members – will be freshmen. And during the transition period, a handful of incoming members – self-described as the 'squad' – have signaled their intentions to rock the boat.



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Very timely and well written.

Submitted on Sunday, Dec 30, 2018 at 6:49:06 PM

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Hopefully they will be smart too.

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