Senior Colorado Lawmaker Gearing Up

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Congress is starting the final weeks of its 2010 session, with Democrats leading in both chambers before Republicans take control of the House in January. Democratic Congresswoman Diana DeGette of Denver is the senior member of Colorado’s delegation. She says over the next few weeks - lawmakers will focus on the federal budget, and Bush-era tax cuts that are about to expire. DeGette spoke with Colorado Public Radio's Anna Panoka.