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Capitol Hill Update: Iraq, Sen. Craig Scandal, White House Report

Recess is over for lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Will our congressional leaders get along now that they've returned to work? We speak to Eric Niiler about the latest news out of Washington D.C.

Capitol Hill Update: Iraq, Sen. Craig Scandal, White House Report

Tom Fudge: Congress is back in session today, and lawmakers are expected to dive right into the debate over funding for military operations in Iraq. Auditors from the General Accounting Office will testify before Congress today. And, of course, the big show arrives next Tuesday when General David Petraeus delivers his report.

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Meanwhile, an Idaho senator has quit in the face of scandal. And members of Congress are wondering what to do about the current mortgage mess.

Guest

  • Eric Niiler, assignment editor for Capitol News Connection , which provides Capitol Hill coverage to KPBS and other public radio stations .