Four members to join Paul Ryan’s Budget Committee

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Rep. Frank Guinta (R-N.H.) was beaten in the Nov. 6 election by returning Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (D-N.H.), and Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.), who didn’t run for the House again, lost his Senate race against incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskillClaire McCaskillMcCaskill warns blocking Gorsuch could put Supreme Court in 'jeopardy' Dem leaders give centrists space on Gorsuch Top Dem: Trump's wall could cost B MORE (D-Mo.).

More slots could also open up on the panel. Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) is joining the Financial Services Committee and could leave Budget, while Rep. Todd YoungTodd YoungSenators introduce new Iran sanctions GOP lawmakers renew push for ISIS war authorization A guide to the committees: Senate MORE (R-Ind.) is joining the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee.