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Congress Returns To New Member, Big Workload

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Congress Returns To New Member, Big Workload

Congress Returns To New Member, Big Workload

Congress Returns To New Member, Big Workload

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Congress returns to face a heavy summer load. Democrat Al Franken of Minnesota will be sworn in as the 100th senator, then lawmakers get down to the business of health care, energy policy and a Supreme Court nomination.

NPR's David Welna talks it all over with host Liane Hansen.