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US Vice President Joe Biden sworn in to office

20 January 2013

On an old Celtic family bible, US Vice President Joe Biden was sworn in for a second term on Sunday at his official residence. Sonia Sotomayor is the first Hispanic judge to preside over one of the nation’s two highest offices. Biden was joined by his family, around 120 guests and several reporters.