It's back to work for Congress, and the 113th Congress is the most diverse yet. With a total of 101 women, including a record-breaking 20-women in the Senate, 43 African-Americans, 31 Latinos, 12 Asian-Americans and seven openly gay or bisexual members. As Takeaway partner The New York Times writes, "As the 113th Congress opens, the Senate and the House are starting to look a little bit more like the people they represent."
Despite all the new faces, many early items of legislative business are old ones -- and ones which could come with old battles. Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich recaps Congress's first day back in session, and what's in store for the 113th Congress.
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