Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., and a veteran of congressional politics, raises his hand to repeat the oath for Vice President Joe Biden in the Old Senate Chamber at the Capitol in Washing

 

              Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., and a veteran of congressional politics, raises his hand to repeat the oath for Vice President Joe Biden in the Old Senate Chamber at the Capitol in Washing
Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., and a veteran of congressional politics, raises his hand to repeat the oath for Vice President Joe Biden in the Old Senate Chamber at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, July 16, 2013, following his official ceremony earlier in the Senate Chamber. He is joined by his wife, Dr. Susan J. Blumenthal, center. Markey won a special election last month to fill the seat vacated by John Kerry, who was named secretary of State. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)