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Biden Bids Senate Colleagues Farewell

Joe Biden (D-Del.) resigns from the Senate today, marking the end of 36 years in Congress, as he prepares to assume the vice presidency in the Obama Administration.

From the Senate floor this morning, he thanked his colleagues for their collegiality and recalled his first time stepping into the chamber. His resignation is to take effect at 5 p.m. You can read about his first impressions and find his other remarks here, or watch the video above.

--Sarah Lovenheim

By Washington Post editors  |  January 15, 2009; 2:47 PM ET
Categories:  Senate  
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