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Sarah Chalke is heading to Capitol Hill.

The Scrubs actress, 33, has been cast in the new ABC pilot Freshman as a young congresswoman, Variety reports. Chalke will play a newly elected U.S. representative who, despite professional success, has little luck in love. Freshman follows a group of politicos who live together.

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The comedy is executive-produced by political blogger Arianna Huffington and Greg Malins, whose resume includes Friends, Will & Grace and How I Met Your Mother.