Center for Strategic Communication

Today marked the start of the 114th Congress, and Vice President Biden presided over the ceremonial swearing-in — a long-running tradition for the sitting Vice President.

In today's special video edition of Being Biden, the Vice President spoke about the importance of the ceremony while in the motorcade on his way to the Senate. "To see the looks on their faces, I hope they understand the incredible opportunity they have."

Standing in the Old Senate Chamber, Vice President Biden — who served as a senator himself for more than 30 years — swore in senators both new and old, and met with their families.

Watch this video edition of Being Biden:

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