From The House: Tune In At 11 For The Reading Of The Constitution

January 6, 2011

Mark Memmott

When the now-Republican controlled House of Representatives convenes this morning, as we said earlier, one of the first bits of business will be the reading of the U.S. Constitution. It should begin around 11 a.m. ET. This is thought to be the first time in the history of the House it's been done.

If you want to watch and listen, there are several options -- including:

-- A live feed at new Speaker of the House John Boehner's official website.

-- C-SPAN.org.

-- The cable news networks, of course.

We'll aim to have the audio added to this post later today.

It doesn't hurt to have a copy handy to read along. You might choose this one at the website of the National Archives. Copyright 2011 National Public Radio. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.