New Faces Coming To Capitol Hill

Correction Jan. 6, 2009

We incorrectly said that Congressman Aaron Shock was from Colorado. He actually represents Illinois' 18th District.

Every two years we get a fresh batch of ambitious people in Washington, and this time around the climate in the Senate seems ready to change.

Host Liane Hansen speaks with NPR's Supervising Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving about the new members of Congress who will be sworn in on Tuesday.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

Support comes from: