This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Jonathan Karl) The eve of change in Congress previewed; details given about the Republican plan of attack: scrap the health care law; spending cuts and deal with the debt ceiling. [Speaker of the House Nancy PELOSI - calls for comprehensive health care reform.] [Senator-elect Mike LEE - opposes extending the debt.]
(Washington: Diane Sawyer) The new voices in the Congress featured; scenes shown of 10 of the new breed who were interviewed by ABC. [Representative-elect Frank GIUNTA, Senator-elect Rand PAUL- comment.]
(Washington: Martha Raddatz) The firing of Navy Capt. Owen Honors for his conduct on the USS Enterprise reviewed; excerpts shown from the raunchy videos made in 2006 and 2007 that included anti-gay slurs. [US Fleet Forces Command commander Adm. John HARVEY- criticizes Honors' conduct.] [Enterprise PO Tyler SUMMERS, Navy League of the US director retired R/Adm. Stephen PIETROPAOLI- offer views on the captain and humor.]
(Rockhampton: Nick Bryant) The floods in Queensland, Australia, from the tropical rains featured; scenes shown from the flooded Rockhampton highway. [two AUSTRALIANS - comment.]
(New York: Andrea Canning) The sneaky way companies are changing the size of products examined; sample smaller-sized products shown; details given about what consumers can do to complain and compare. ["Consumer Reports" editor Kim KLEMAN- talks about prices and products.]
(New York: Richard Besser) Concerns about the implanted defibrillator heart device examined; details given from the "Journal of the American Medical Assn." study. [Patient Bill CARLSON - explains how the device works.] [Study author Dr. Sana al-KHATIB- says 1 of 5 implanted patients don't need the devices.] [St. Luke's and Roosevelt hospitals cardiology chief Jonathan STEINBERG- worries about the risk of unnecessary devices.] Device maker MedTronics statement about the study quoted.
(Atlanta: Steve Osunsami) Advice to a potential winner of millions in the MegaMillions lottery presented; scenes shown of people buying tickets; details given about taxes. [Financial analyst Ray LUCIA- says get the annuity.] [Lottery winner Lee McDANIELS, Georgia lottery CEO Margaret DeFRANCISCO- give advice to a lottery winner.]
(New York: David Muir) A New Year's eve bank robbery in Argentina via a 100-foot underground tunnel reviewed; scenes from outside the bank, diagrams and surveillance video shown.