01/05/23: Area Happenings & Accomplishments


January 5, 2023


Vice President Kamala Harris administers oath of office to Sen. Grassley as Barbara Grassley holds the family bible.

Grassley sworn in to 8th Senate term

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), on Tuesday took the oath of office to begin his eighth term in the Senate. Grassley, 89, will also become the dean of the Senate, or longest serving member, with the beginning of the 118th Congress, which convenes today for the first time.

"Serving my fellow Iowans in the Senate continues to be an honor of a lifetime. I love Iowa and I love my work for the people of Iowa," Grassley said in a news release. "Today, Iowa holds the No. 1 spot in the Senate with my leadership. I look forward to contin...

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