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Congress Begins Session with New Leadership

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Congress Begins Session with New Leadership

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Congress Begins Session with New Leadership

Congress Begins Session with New Leadership

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The 108th Congress convenes with a new Senate majority leader, Sen. Bill Frist (R-TN). Frist, who replaces Trent Lott of Mississippi, is considered a White House favorite, but others criticize his voting record and views. NPR's Andrea Seabrook reports.