Ed Markey Sworn In As New Senator, But Harry Reid Cuts Celebration Short

July 16, 2013 9:00 PM
Ed Markey Sworn In As New Senator, But Harry Reid Cuts Celebration Short
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" WASHINGTON (CBS/AP) — Massachusetts Democrat Ed Markey became the newest member of the Senate Tuesday, taking the oath of office after serving 37 years on the other side of the Capitol in the House.

Senators Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey with outgoing interim Senator Mo Cowan. (Image courtesy: C-Span)

Vice President Joe Biden swore in Markey in a brief morning ceremony in the Senate chamber.

But the moment was short lived.

Just as Biden tried to congratulate Markey, Majority Leader Harry Reid stepped in.

“I know a lot of people want to say some real nice things about this good man, but you’re going to have to do it later,” Reid said.

“We have a lot of things to do here and, as he will learn, the Senate is not always as punctual as the House "

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