Oath of office taken by Vice President Biden

Updated at: 01/20/2013 8:37 AM
By The Associated Press

The oath of office taken by Joe Biden on Sunday as he begins his second term as vice president:

I, Joseph R. Biden Jr., do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So help me God.

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