• VP Biden to swear in Ed Markey as U.S. Senator on July 16


    WASHINGTON, D.C. (MyFoxBoston.com) -- Ed Markey will be sworn in Tuesday as the freshman U.S. Senator from Massachusetts.

    Markey will be sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden on the floor of the U.S. Senate in Washington, D.C.

    The longtime Democratic Congressman made the switch to the Senate after beating Republican Gabriel Gomez in the special election to fill the seat previously held by Secretary of State John Kerry on June 25.

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