6:00am

Sat November 27, 2010
Politics

What Can The Lame-Duck Congress Actually Do?

Fifty-eight members of the House of Representatives lost their seats on Nov. 2. Before they depart and the new Congress is sworn in, they may get the chance to vote on issues like tax cuts. This period is known as the lame-duck session. Host Scott Simon speaks with Rutgers University Professor Ross Baker.