VIDEO: Vice President Joe Biden Takes the Oath of Office
Joe Biden was officially sworn in as vice president this morning. It was a historic moment for Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who became the first Hispanic judge to administer the oath of office. The ceremony took place at the Naval Observatory in Washington D.C.
VIDEO: Barack Obama Officially Sworn In as President of the United States
Watch: President Obama and VP Biden take part in the wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.
Vice President Biden was reportedly sworn in early so that Justice Sotomayor could catch a train to New York for her book signing. Father Kevin O'Brien from Georgetown University led the prayer. Watch below:
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