First Day on the Job: New Representatives Get Orientated - PICTURES

Nov. 13, 2012, 12:31 p.m.

Fresh off the cam­paign trail and elec­tion vic­tor­ies, the newly elec­ted, soon-to-be mem­bers of the House of Rep­res­ent­at­ives gathered on Cap­it­ol Hill Tues­day to be­gin learn­ing the ropes of how the House works, how to set up their of­fices, and how their of­fices in­ter­act with the rest of the in­sti­tu­tion.

Be­low are pho­tos of some of the rep­res­ent­at­ives-elect ar­riv­ing for their first day.