Vice President Joe Biden will swear in Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) as the freshman Massachusetts senator on Monday at the U.S. Capitol, according to the White House. The event will begin at approximately 10 a.m. ET.
Markey will fill the seat vacated by former Sen. John Kerry (D), who joined the Obama administration as secretary of state.
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