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A cattle rancher by trade, Sen.-elect Deb Fischer, R-Neb., will be sworn into Congress after an election campaign which surprised many within her own party. Judy Woodruff talks to Fischer about how her experience as a state senator has prepared her for the U.S. Senate, the need to address spending and gun control.
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