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Markey takes oath to become member of Senate

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Massachusetts Democrat Edward Markey on Tuesday became the newest member of the Senate, taking the oath of office after serving 37 years on the other side of the Capitol in the House. Markey, 67, takes the seat that John Kerry won in 1984 and held until he resigned earlier this year to become secretary of State. Last month Markey defeated Gabriel Gomez, a 47-year-old...

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