The Democratic women of the House, sworn in on Thursday, first gathered that morning for a photo. Except four didn't make it by the appointed hour.
So House Minority Leader
The four, including U.S. Rep.
A news photo, taken by Getty Images, shows the women minus the four.
Here’s how the
As latecomers wandered up, the women called for the photographer to wait, pointing out the stragglers.
"Here comes Rosa! Here comes Rosa!" they cheered, referring to
They urged Representative Gwen Moore of Wisconsin to hurry, as she made her way down the steps and to the group. "I'm coming!" she said, to laughter.
But Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida emerged from the House moments too late, just as the group was dispersing. However, all was not lost; the photographer took some shots of the late arrivals, and the caucus plans to Photoshop them in.
Wasserman Schultz spokeswoman Mara Sloan said Friday that her boss was at the Congressional Black Caucus swearing-in ceremony, along with several other members of