Senate Hawaii

December 27, 2012 - 3:33 PM
Vice President Joe Biden, right, re-enacts the swearing in of Sen. Brian Emanuel Schatz, D-Hawaii., left, as wife Linda Schatz, holds the bible and watches at center, during a ceremony in the Old Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie named Schatz, his lieutenant governor, to fill the Senate seat left vacant following the death of the late Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii. Earlier, Biden officially administered the Senate oath to Schatz on the Senate floor. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)