It's 2015 and this week John and Michael look ahead to the top stories which will dominate the new year, including the 114th session of the U.S. Congress! The Republicans are now in control and the question is will things change or remain the same? President Obama cracks down on North Korea with more sanctions because of the country's reported involvement in the Sony hacking scandal. Meanwhile Kim Jung Un reaches out to South Korea in an apparent peacemaking effort. Five more prisoners are released from our facility at Guantanamo Bay as the administration looks to strengthen its case to shut the doors at Gitmo. One of the champions of the liberal cause, longtime New York Governor Mario Cuomo passed away this week. We look back on his remarkable career in public service. It's the college football championship no one was expecting: Ohio State and Oregon shock the world as they get set to do battle to prove who is best in the land. Week one of the NFL playoffs is in the book! John and Michael look ahead to next week when the big boys come out to play. Plus our awards of the week all on "The Layfield and Cole Report...problems everywhere, solutions here. Welcome to the future!"