William Knight, 11, relaxes at the desk of his uncle, Sen. Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, before the Senate session at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif.,
William Knight, 11, relaxes at the desk of his uncle, Sen. Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, before the Senate session at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. Steve Knight , who was elected to the Senate, after serving in the Assembly, is one of 20 Senators who will take the oath of office Monday. Both houses of the Legislature meet for the first time since Democrats secured supermajorities in both houses. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)