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Congress Starts 113th Term

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WASHINGTON D.C. - New congress members are joining the Senate and House. The 113th Congress started a new term on Thursday, January 3rd at noon, EST. 

In the Senate, Vice President Joe Biden joined his former colleagues, swearing in the newest senate members along with those who won another term in November.

In the House, members re-elected their Speaker, John Boehner for another term. Boehner will swear in the new house members Thursday afternoon.