The United States Capitol, center, the Capitol Reflecting Pool, foreground, the U.S. Supreme Court, back left of Capitol, the Library of Congress Jefferson Building, back right of the Capitol and the RFK Stadium, center background, Wednesday, May 31, 2006, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
January 3, 2011 7:55:03 AM PST
By LARRY MARGASAK, Associated Press
WASHINGTON - January 3, 2011 --
Even if the next two years end in congressional gridlock, Republicans hope to build a record that demonstrates to voters in 2012 that they can get it right.