WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Troy Balderson of Ohio has been sworn in as the newest member of Congress.Balderson, 56, defeated Democrat Danny O'Connor last month in an expensive, hard-fought special election to succeed longtime U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi, a Republican who retired in January.Members of the Ohio delegation stood with Balderson as he took the oath. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, a Democrat, and Rep. Steve Chabot, a Republican, introduced him to his new colleagues.Join us as we swear in the newest member of the House of Representatives, Troy Balderson from Ohio. https://t.co/xNttrrDNCj— Paul Ryan (@SpeakerRyan) September 5, 2018Chabot says Balderson served in the state's legislature and is "no stranger to building relationships, learning the issues and...
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Balderson sworn in as newest member of Congress