110th Congress Takes Office: House of Representatives Assemble on Capitol Hill
|January 4, 2007|
Washington, DC -- I, 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.
With these words, the Members of the 110th Congress took the oath of office today - marking 218 years of uninterrupted elected national government under the U.S. Constitution.
The House of Representatives proceeded to elect its officers: