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 Conner McCaskillThe Hill's Morning Report — Can the economy help Republicans buck political history in 2018? Dems seek to leverage ObamaCare fight for midterms Dems say Obama return from sidelines is overdue 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 Christopher YoungThe Hill's Morning Report — Trump: `A very great moment in the history of the world’ Todd Young in talks about chairing Senate GOP campaign arm Overnight Defense: Trump hopes to normalize relations with North Korea | Senate defense bill would limit help for Saudis in Yemen | US to honor temporary Taliban ceasefire MORE (R-Ind.) is joining the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee.