McClain takes Congressional oath of office

Michigan’s 14 U.S .Representatives, including newcomer Lisa McClain, have been sworn into office. On Sunday, the 10th district Republican officially succeeded independent Paul Mitchell who did not run for a third term in congress. In a statement released yesterday, McClain thanked her supporters and said she is,  “Ready to hit the ground running to prioritize the needs of our district and support the policies that create jobs and opportunities for all.” Also taking the oath of office yesterday was Republican Peter Meijer from West Michigan who also started his first term and Democratic Senator Gary Peters for his second term.