updated 1/4/2007 11:38:53 AM ET 2007-01-04T16:38:53

The elections of 2006 send more than 50 fresh faces to Congress.

National Journal's Almanac of American Politics takes a first look at each of these future players. Click on a name to find out more about that elected official.

Senators
  Sherrod Brown: D-Ohio
  Ben Cardin: D-Md.
  Bob Casey Jr.: D-Pa.
  Bob Corker: R-Tenn.
  Amy Klobuchar: D-Minn.
  Claire McCaskill: D-Mo.
  Bernie Sanders: I-Vt.
  Jon Tester: D-Mont.
  Jim Webb: D-Va.
  Sheldon Whitehouse: D-R.I.

Representatives
  Jason Altmire: D-Pa.
  Michael Arcuri: D-N.Y.
  Michele Bachmann: R-Minn.
  Gus Bilirakis: R-Fla.
  Nancy Boyda: D-Kan.
  Bruce Braley: D-Iowa
  Vern Buchanan: R-Fla.
  Chris Carney: D-Pa.
  Kathy Castor: D-Fla.
  Yvette Clarke: D-N.Y.
  Steve Cohen: D-Tenn.
  David Davis: R-Tenn.
  Joe Donnelly: D-Ind.
  Keith Ellison: D-Minn.
  Brad Ellsworth: D-Ind.
  Mary Fallin: R-Okla.
  Gabrielle Giffords: D-Ariz.
  Kirsten Gillibrand: D-N.Y.
  John Hall: D-N.Y.
  Phil Hare: D-Ill.
  Dean Heller: R-Nev.
  Baron Hill: D-Ind.
  Mazie Hirono: D-Hawaii
  Paul Hodes: D-N.H.
  Hank Johnson: D-Ga.
  Jim Jordan: R-Ohio
  Steve Kagen: D-Wis.
  Ron Klein: D-Fla.
  Doug Lamborn: R-Colo.
  Nick Lampson: D-Texas
  Dave Loebsack: D-Iowa
  Tim Mahoney: D-Fla.
  Kevin McCarthy: R-Calif.
  Jerry McNerney: D-Calif.
  Harry Mitchell: D-Ariz.
  Chris Murphy: D-Conn.
  Patrick Murphy: D-Pa.
  Ed Perlmutter: D-Colo.
  Peter Roskam: R-Ill.
  Bill Sali: R-Idaho
  John Sarbanes: D-Md.
  Joe Sestak: D-Pa.
  Carol Shea-Porter: D-N.H.
  Heath Shuler: D-N.C.
  Albio Sires: D-N.J.
  Adrian Smith: R-Neb.
  Zack Space: D-Ohio
  Betty Sutton: D-Ohio
  Tim Walberg: R-Mich.
  Tim Walz: D-Minn.
  Peter Welch: D-Vt.
  Charlie Wilson: D-Ohio
  John Yarmuth: D-Ky.

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