Sun January 2, 2011

New House GOP Aims To Change Washington

In just a few days, a wave of new Republicans will wash over the Capitol. More than 80 GOP freshmen will be sworn in by a new Republican Speaker of the House, John Boehner of Ohio. These lawmakers say they want to change the way Washington works, starting with how new laws are written and passed. Host Liane Hansen talks with NPR's Andrea Seabrook about the new lawmakers.