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Advice for the newly elected

The full version of this article was originally published on TheHill.com, linked below.

By Rick Manning

The newly elected members of the House of Representatives will be arriving in Washington for their first big decisions — leadership elections and hiring of staff.

Here is some unsolicited advice for these idealistic newcomers as they hit Jenkins Hill.

Write down the three reasons why you ran for Congress on a card, laminate it and put it on your bathroom mirror. This way, every morning you can look at those reasons, helping you keep your bearings against an almost overwhelming D.C. culture that will change you.

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