14th and G Podcast

Sizing Up the Freshman Class

Fewer members are leaving (retirements, resignations, deaths, seeking other office, primary defeats) at the end of this Congress than any session since 2006, according to an analysis by Bruce Mehlman of Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas. But with 38 contested seats, the freshman class could be the third-biggest since 1994, depending on the results.