U.S. Senator Rand Paul is sworn into office by Vice President Joe Biden during a re-enactment at the US Capitol in Washington

 
U.S. Senator Rand Paul  is sworn into office by Vice President Joe Biden during a re-enactment at the US Capitol in Washington
U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) (2nd L) is sworn into office by Vice President Joe Biden (2nd R) as his wife Kelley holds the bible during a ceremonial re-enactment in the Old Senate Chamber at the US Capitol in Washington January 5, 2011. Looking on are Paul's sons William (L), Duncan (R) and Robert (3rd R). Paul was one of the Republican U.S. Senate candidates strongly supported by the Tea Party movement during the November U.S. mid-term congressional elections. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)