Louisiana’s Julia Letlow sworn in as a member of the U.S. House

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    Julia Letlow, with hand raised, was sworn in as the U.S. representative for Louisiana's 5th Congressional District April 14, 2021, by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, in red. Letlow ran for a seat left open by the death of her husband, Luke, who died of COVID-19 before he could be sworn into office. Her late husband's father held the Bible during her swearing-in ceremony. (Screenshot from CSPAN)