The new Congress has convened with the most women ever in the House, but the woman with the gavel has been there before.  Nancy Pelosi has been elected speaker, again.  She fought back challengers and topped the 216 votes needed to reclaim the post she held from 2007-2011.

And for historical perspective, take a look at the difference 30 years makes.

And look who is in the freshman class

As for the outgoing speaking, Paul Ryan leaves Congress with a whopping 12% favorable rating.