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Sen. LeMieux will be official Thursday



Lemieux_portrait George LeMieux is set to be sworn in as Florida's new United States Senator on Thursday afternoon. Vice President Joe Biden will administer the oath at 2:45 p.m.

LeMieux will be keeping retiring Sen. Mel Martinez's office in the Russell Senate Office Building, and probably much of Martinez's staff. His committee assignments are not yet set.

Martinez is scheduled to give his farewell speech on Wednesday.

[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 2:16pm]


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