by Susan Battley
The 113th Congress was sworn in this week, adding 12 new senators and 67 new representatives. A fresh start is desperately needed.
A year from now will anything be different in Washington? Or will the same political gridlock caused by dysfunctional behaviors prevail?
It all depends on whether our political leaders can kick their bad habits and replace them with behaviors that promote bipartisanship and public confidence and trust.