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From left, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., chair of the House Republican Conference, Vice President-elect Mike Pence, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., meet with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington (J.Scott Applewhite/AP)
From left, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., chair of the House Republican Conference, Vice President-elect Mike Pence, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., meet with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington (J.Scott Applewhite/AP)
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At the end of this first week of the year, we're going to take a look at the issues making headlines these past few days in our week in review.

First, Sen. Elizabeth Warren confirmed her re-election bid as battle lines were drawn on Capitol Hill. Also this week, President Obama met with Congressional Democrats, including Massachusetts Rep. Katherine Clark, who is sitting out the presidential inauguration later this month. And state lawmakers laid out their agendas when they were sworn in this week.

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Renee Loth, editor of Architecture Boston magazine, columnist for The Boston Globe, and a contributor to WBUR's Cognoscenti. She tweets @ReneeLoth

D.R. Tucker, political contributor to Washington Monthly and Cube Innovations. He tweets @DRTucker.

This segment aired on January 6, 2017.

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