Sens. Smith, Klobuchar Sworn In At Nation's CapitolSmith was abruptly named to the Senate in late 2017 after Al Franken resigned. She says her top priority is working to end the government shutdown.
New Congress: Democratic Members Sworn In, Pelosi Elected SpeakerThe 116th Congress is being seated Thursday, with Democrats taking the majority in the U.S. House of Representatives after eight years out of power. The first order of business was electing Rep. Nancy Pelosi to be House speaker for the second time.