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A Senate in Transition Returns to Work

The Senate returns for a lame-duck session more active than most. Momentum is building to pass a Homeland Security bill, and Republicans are preparing to retake control of the upper chamber in January. NPR's Linda Wertheimer reports.

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As NPR's senior national correspondent, Linda Wertheimer travels the country and the globe for NPR News, bringing her unique insights and wealth of experience to bear on the day's top news stories.