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January 4, 2007 Press Release
"It's a great honor to be serving Vermonters and begin changing the direction of this country."

Washington, D.C. - Joined by family and friends, Peter Welch was sworn in today as Vermont's sole member of the United States House of Representatives.

January 4, 2007 Press Release

Washington, DC -- On the first day of Congress's new session, Senator Patrick Leahy (D), Senator Bernie Sanders (I) and Representative Peter Welch (D) Thursday are introducing bills to name Vermont's White Rocks National Recreation Area in honor of former Senator Robert Stafford (R), who died in December.

January 3, 2007 Press Release
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 purpo