Political Checklist: Lame Duck Confit

BY Lauren Knapp  November 15, 2010 at 2:16 PM EDT


Today is the first day of the lame-duck session of the 111th Congress. What will (and what won’t) they accomplish in the next few months before a new, more Republican Congress is sworn in?

Gwen Ifill briefs Hari Sreenivasan on the Congress’ four top concerns: Bush-era tax cuts, the START Treaty, Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, and the Budget Continuing Resolution.