Friday, January 05, 2007

Let there be Nancy Pelosi

By Michael J.W. Stickings

It's official. The Democrats now have control of Congress. And Nancy Pelosi is the new Speaker of the House. Here she is:

Now, one of the truly satisfying aspects of the whole process was the fact that senators were sworn in by Dick Cheney. Which is to say, Cheney presided over the swearing in of the new Democratic majority. Here he is swearing in Jim Webb, the Virginia Democrat who defeated George Allen:

And here he is with the Clintons after Hillary's swearing in:

Gotta love it.

(Photos from The New York Times.)

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