Raul Ruiz Sworn in as Congressman
Newly elected Congressman is sworn in, and faces a tough first term. Video by kmir6.comvideo
Dr. Raul Ruiz offically become congrerssman Raul Ruiz today as the 113th Congress began work in Washington, D.C.
It was a hectic day for the freshman congressman and his staff, as Dr. Ruiz was sworn in before family and friends. The Congressman is anxious to get down to work and push for compromise.
The Congressman comes to a house divided. Ruiz knows the 112th Congress as plagued by political disputes and that many of his constituents are frustrated. The freshman Congressman wants to change that.
Today, Ruiz changed jobs from Emergency Room Doctor to freshman Congressman. He was sworn in on the House floor early this afternoon on a day filled with pagentry and new faces. Ruiz is hopeful the new year and a new Congress will bring change to Washington.