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By Tom Fitton
New photos confirm the attack's coordination and its cover-up
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Mazie Hirono
When the new Congress cranks up in January, there will be more women, many new faces and 11 fewer tea party-backed House Republicans from the class of 2010 who sought a second term.
The 113th Congress won't be sworn in until January, but it's already making history on the religious-diversity front.
Democrats have their thumbs on Republican scales in Senate primaries in Missouri and Wisconsin this summer, hoping to improve their own chances of maintaining a majority in November. The idea isn't quite as far-fetched as it might sound.
Former Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle is chasing surfers for their votes in Hawaii _ channel surfers.
Claire McCaskill of Missouri says that's because women "by nature are less confrontational," and Mazie Hirono, newly arrived from Hawaii, says it's because women are "problem-solvers."