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Thursday, January 3, 2013

Welcoming the 113th Congress

With a new presidential term comes new members of Congress.

Vice President Biden swore in new members of the United States Senate at the U.S. Capitol in an official ceremony earlier today.

At 7:00 PM this evening, the Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden will attend an event with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute to welcome new Hispanic Members of Congress. The Vice President will deliver remarks and ceremonially swear in the Hispanic members of the 113th Congress.

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus in today's swearing in ceremony

Also today, members of the Congressional Black Caucus took their oath of office during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's swearing in ceremony.

Representative Marcia L. Fudge is the new Chair of the CBC.

House Speaker John Boehner was also sworn in for another term where he can continue to block efforts to move the country forward.

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