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Congress Considers Rule Change, Judiciary Chairmanship

A major issue of this lame duck congressional session centers around a rule changes that allow House members to maintain leadership positions even if they are indicted by a state grand jury. Another issue in the spotlight is the continuing uproar over Pennsylvania Republican Arlen Specter's accession to the chairmanship of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Hear NPR's David Welna.

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David Welna is NPR's national security correspondent.