January 7, 2009 at 12:00 AM CST - Updated July 3 at 11:55 AM
New members of the U.S. House and Senate have taken their place alongside their returning colleagues for the start of the 111th Congress. And one of those members is a familiar face. Louisiana 's new 4th District Congressman John Fleming was among the 54 new house members reporting for their first day on the job. They immediately got to work, eager to join President-Elect Barack Obama in tackling the economic crisis.