Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Hawaii Democrat, is greeted by Speaker of the House John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, for the re-enactment of her swearing-in Thursday on the first day of the 113th Congress. Ms. Gabbard is the first Hindu in Congress. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Photo by: ANDREW HARNIK

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Hawaii Democrat, is greeted by Speaker of the House John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, for the re-enactment of her swearing-in Thursday on the first day of the 113th Congress. Ms. Gabbard is the first Hindu in Congress. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)