NPR's Julie Rovner reports the presidency is not the only thing Washington is waiting on. The other big question is what is going to happen on Capitol Hill. The unprecedented 50-50 senate is debating how much control each party will have and the house is turning over a large number of chairmen who have completed their terms. Normally, these positions would go to members of the party in power, but that has yet to be decided. For staffers this means it won't be time to unpack the boxes for a while and for Americans it means it will be a while before their Congress gets to work.
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