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Orientation Week

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, November 15 2010

Photo credit: TalkMediaNews

There's a very good chance that this, the 112th Congress, will be the most tweeted, Facebooked, and Flickred one in American history, if only because many of those tools were invisible in politics until late. It begins now; above is a shot of the new members of Congress gathered for the Committee on House Administration's freshman orientation this week, where they're being delivered the low-down on running a Hill office, briefed on congressional ethics, and, momentously, getting their hands on their official congressional BlackBerry.