Representative-elect Bob Gibbs speaks to a crowd of supporters at the Ohio Republican Party celebration on Nov. 2 in Columbus. Jay LaPrete/AP hide caption

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A Week In The Life Of A House Freshman

Bob Gibbs, the Ohio Republican who ousted a Democrat in the November election, spent this week with more than 80 other incoming GOP members of Congress in Washington.

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Rep. Eric Cantor of Virginia (left), expected to be the next House majority leader, and Rep. John Boehner of Ohio, the speaker-in-waiting, talk Wednesday about the midterm elections on Capitol Hill in Washington. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Sen. Harry Reid, D-NV, at a campaign rally in Las Vegas on Oct. 22. Hanging onto Reid's seat is a priority for labor unions. Ethan Miller/Getty hide caption

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