Washington (CNN) - Republican Rep. Dean Heller was sworn in as the Nevada's new senator Monday by Vice President Joe Biden.
Heller was appointed by Republican Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval to fill the seat vacated by Sen. John Ensign, who resigned in April amidst a Senate ethics investigation.
The two-term congressman, who had announced he would run for the seat in 2012, will now be the incumbent Republican in the next election.
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Welcome to the Senate Heller. Good news is you'll only be in the minority for another 1.5 years. Hang tough!
Move him in with the C street family and wait for the sex scandal.
Well I live and vote in Nevada, the Governor had his say last week, and I will have mine come November and I don't vote for any republican who voted to make medicare a voucher system.
Here's hoping he's not a hacky ideologue. We have enough of those on both sides already.
Congrats Senator Heller.
Unfortunately, Heller will follow in Ensigns footsteps. Another in the long line of family values people that stray. Ever notice most of them have no noticable upper lip? Of course most of them have gay affairs. Ensign was one of the exceptios since he cheated with a woman.