Boehner swears in Clark

Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerRestoring fiscal sanity requires bipartisan courage GOP congressman slams primary rival for Ryan donations Speculation swirls about Kevin McCarthy’s future MORE (R-Ohio) on Thursday swore in the newest member of the House, Rep. Katherine ClarkKatherine Marlea ClarkHouse Dems urge Trump to fully fund Amtrak partners Dems vow to repeal parts of GOP tax law Five things to watch for in Trump’s State of the Union MORE (D-Mass.), who won former Rep. Ed MarkeyEdward (Ed) John MarkeyRegulators seek to remove barriers to electric grid storage Markey, Paul want to know if new rules are helping opioid treatment Oil spill tax on oil companies reinstated as part of budget deal MORE's seat this week.

Clark was joined by her Democratic Massachusetts colleagues on the House floor, and said after her quick swearing-in that she hopes both sides can work together on the difficult issues ahead.

Clark also acknowledged Sen. Markey, who joined members of the House for her swearing-in.

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