Karl Frisch, co-founder of Bullfight Strategies, calls in at 9am ET / 6am PT to co-host Right Wing World

ShusterDavid Shuster of Current TV and We Act Radio calls in at 11am ET / 8am PT to update us on the fight for Sandy Relief in the House

The new 113th U.S. Congress, which convenes today at Noon ET, is set to take a fresh crack at a number of old, and highly contentious, issues, such as gun control, immigration, the record debt, tax reform and the farm bill.

President Obama signed the “fiscal cliff” legislation into law yesterday via autopen from Hawaii, where he is vacationing with his family.

• In a State House news conference, Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) blasted Republican U.S. House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio for delaying a vote on a $60 billion aid package for Superstorm Sandy recovery. “Do your job and come through for the people of this country,” Christie pointedly said about Boehner.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was released from a New York hospital on Wednesday, three days after doctors discovered a blood clot in her head. Clinton’s medical team advised her Wednesday evening that she was making good progress on all fronts and said they are confident she will fully recover.