You can go here to watch a live stream of the as the new Congress begins its work. They also have set up a page for you to give feedback on what you saw and heard.
I think that this a great idea for homeschooling moms and dads. A great way to discuss civics and how the system should work and then compare to it how it has been working in the recent past.
I will be going to a live viewing party, as you have to have major connections to get into the chamber, but I will be at GOP sponsored event. I will also be attending a few parties in the afternoon and evening. I will fill you in later.
So take a few minutes and watch John Boehner become the next speaker of the house. What an accomplishment; working as a janitor to pay for college to two heartbeats away from the presidency of the United States. Only in America!!!