What happens when the popular dating app Tinder meets new members of Congress? You get the most swipe-able 58 freshman members of the House and 13 new Senate are measured against their new colleagues, all of whom display their own unique qualities.
The Tinder app lets users seamlessly swipe left and right based on whether they like a person appearing on their screen. We’ve reimagined it for politics. Welcome to PoliTinder. No, it’s not a real app (that’d be scary). But for now, use this as your new guide for the rising stars on Capitol Hill. Left swipes for Democrats, right swipes for Republicans.
Meet Elise Stefanik. She’s the youngest woman ever elected to Congress:
Then there’s Republican Sen.-elect Joni Ernst, who besides wanting to make Washington squeal, is also making history as Iowa’s first female U.S. senator:
And incoming Republican freshman Congressman Will Hurd of Texas, who, believe it or not, is an ex-CIA officer:
There’s much more to learn and much more to swipe in the above video. Happy swiping.