ArchiveTen Things You Need to Know for Tuesday – January 6, 2015Bryan Schott·January 6, 2015· Share Congress gets down to work today. 3/4 of Utahns say our own delegation should be held responsible for Congressional dysfunction. Hatch says Romney would win if he runs in 2016. Countdown: Days until the opening day of the 2015 Utah Legislature – 20 Days to the final day of the 2015 Utah Legislature – 65 Days to the 2015 Utah municipal primary elections – 217 Days to the 2015 election – 301 Days to the 2016 Iowa Caucus (tentative) – 377 Days until the 2016 presidential election – 672 Tuesday's top-10 headlines: The new Congress is sworn in today. While it's the most diverse ever, it's makeup is still 80% white, 80% male and 92% Christian [Washington Post]. Utah's Congressional delegation will have a lot of influence in the new Congress when it gets underway [Tribune, Deseret News, Daily Herald]. Our latest poll shows 3/4 of Utahns say our own members of Congress should be held responsible if dysfunction continues in Washington [Utah Policy]. Sen. Orrin Hatch says he thinks Mitt Romney would win going away if he were to run again in 2016 [Utah Policy]. Attorney General Sean Reyes takes the oath of office again [Deseret News, Tribune]. Rep. Merrill Nelson is behind a bill to allow the state prison to stay in Draper [Tribune]. The Utah GOP continues their fight again SB 54 [Deseret News]. Utah schools with fewer minority students tended to do outperform those schools that were more diverse [Tribune]. The price of oil drops below $50 a barrel for the first time since 2009 [Bloomberg]. Tune in alert – Frontline examines how the NRA became a political powerhouse in America [PBS]. On this day in history: 1912 – New Mexico became the 47th state. 1994 – Figure skater Nancy Kerrigan was clubbed on the right leg in an assault planned by the ex-husband of her rival, Tonya Harding. 2001 – Congress certified Republican George W. Bush the winner of the close and bitterly contested 2000 presidential election.