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The Class of 2012 arrived at the Capitol in Tallahassee Monday ahead of a one-day organizational session. On Tuesday, they will take the oath of office, greet each other for the first time and maybe even figure out where the nearest bathroom is.

There are 44 freshmen in the 120-member House and 15 newcomers (a modern record) in the 40-member Senate, though most new senators have experience as House members.  See photos.

[Last modified: Tuesday, November 20, 2012 7:18pm]


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