Meet the Congressman Picked to Lead House Democrats' 2016 Campaign

Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico will lead the political arm of House Democrats seeking a comeback in the 2016 election.

Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., center, thanks House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., right, after she announced he will take over as head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee from Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., left, during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Nov. 17, 2014.

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No sooner did the 2014 election end than the 2016 election began, especially for losing Democrats eager to put this year's political debacles behind them.

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