- McAllister sworn in as Louisiana's new congressman Updated: Nov-21-13 12:27 pm
- Many House Republicans say: What GOP crisis? Updated: Nov-13-13 3:18 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Republican newcomer Vance McAllister has been sworn in as the newest member of Congress, to represent northeast, central and a portion of southeast Louisiana.
WASHINGTON - As a Republican, freshman Rep. Ted Yoho of Florida cares about the Republican Party's image and fate. But what he especially cares about is a tiny sliver of the GOP: about 22,000 primary voters who lean heavily conservative and who secured his spot in the House.