PoliticsNation | February 07, 2013
>>> of patrick took his former chief of staff to temple and then came the ceremonial oath.
>> okay. here we go. do you solemnly swear to support and defend the country, the united states , against all enemies, foreign and domestic, where you will bear true faith and allegiance to the same, that you take this obligation freely without any mental reservation and faithly charge the duty which you are about to enter, so help you god. ?
>> i do, so help me god.
>> well, guys, welcome to the senate.
>> welcome to the senate. it was a big moment for him and his family. but it was also a big day for progress. for the first day ever, there are two aftrican americans serving in the senate at the same time. it brings the total number of black senators in u.s. history to 8. they shared a handshake and a hug. it was a great moment. no matter what side of the aisle you're on, we should all celebrate our country moving forward. what impresses