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Blunt sworn in as Missouri’s new senator

Roy Blunt, a Republican from Springfield, is now a United States senator.

The longtime congressman was officially sworn into Congress’ Upper Chamber Wednesday by Vice President Joe Biden. He took the oath along with three other newly-elected lawmakers.

Soon afterward the ceremony, Blunt’s press office released an audio statement reacting to his ascension to the Senate:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjnYfDmjrEQ&feature=player_embedded

Blunt replaces Kit Bond, a Republican who decided not to seek another term.