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Fiscal Cliff, Gun Debate Looms As Lawmakers Take Holiday Break03:57

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Many lawmakers in Washington have headed home for the holidays. They're taking a break from heated debate over gun violence and the fiscal cliff — the automatic tax hikes and spending cuts set to take effect with the new year. Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's White House correspondent Scott Horsley about where things stand and what's ahead for the looming fiscal cliff and the gun debate.

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