NPR logo

Hearing from the Bit Players in Congress' Opening Show

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4258557/4258558" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Hearing from the Bit Players in Congress' Opening Show

Hearing from the Bit Players in Congress' Opening Show

Hearing from the Bit Players in Congress' Opening Show

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4258557/4258558" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

As the new Congress gets sworn in, behind the scenes, hundreds of staffers, custodians, clerks and carpenters are hustling about adjusting to new residents of Capitol Hill. We hear their voices and learn about the tasks they are doing on this busy day in Washington.