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Biden Sworn In to Second Term

Posted at: 01/20/2013 9:41 AM

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden has been sworn in to a second term.

The 70-year-old Biden took the oath of office from Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotamayor during a private ceremony Sunday at the U.S. Naval Observatory, the vice president's residence.

Biden and President Barack Obama will take the oath of office again on Monday during a public ceremony at the Capitol.

After Biden took the oath, he joined President Barack Obama to lay a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery.

Together Obama and Biden placed the wreath on a stand, then placed their hands on their hearts as a bugler played taps.

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