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New year. New office. New photos. Here are ten pictures from the first month of the 116th Congress. For more behind-the-scenes photos, be sure to follow the stories from @RepKevinMcCarthy on Instagram.

1. The Signature | Kevin gets right to work introducing legislation in the House. 

January 3, 2019

2. Welcome | The 116th Congress convenes for the first time. As Leader, Kevin encourages members to focus “not on retribution but on building a more perfect union.”

January 3, 2019

3. The Team | The House Republican leadership team welcomes Vice President Pence to the Capitol to discuss the ongoing humanitarian crisis along our Southern border.

January 8, 2019

4. Multitasking | Kevin works at his desk for a few minutes between meetings.

January 16, 2019

5. Republican Leaders | Leader McConnell, Leader McCarthy, and their teams meet together to discuss policy priorities for the new Congress.

January 23, 2019

6. Happy Birthday | Staff gathers to celebrate Kevin’s birthday. (No one could be reached for comment regarding his exact age.)

January 25, 2019

7. Behind the scenes | Reporters record Kevin’s impromptu news conference using whatever devices they have in their pockets.

January 25, 2019

8. Tour Guide | Kevin’s door is always open, especially for students looking for a tour of the Capitol building.

January 25, 2019

9. Defense Update | Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan briefs Leader McCarthy on progress in the fight against ISIS.

January 29, 2019

10. Madam Leader | Claire meets with Kevin to get his advice for serving as minority leader in her Mock Congress.

January 30, 2019

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