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Biden emcees swearing-in ceremonies with hugs and selfies

Vice President Joe Biden stole the show at the swearing-in ceremonies of the 114th Congress, wooing grandmothers, taking selfies and slapping senators on the back in between administering oaths.

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  • GWEN IFILL:

    Occasionally, something will catch our eye that we will bet you would want to see too. We're calling it "NewsHour" Shares.

    Tonight's Share comes from Capitol Hill, where members of Congress brought their entire families for the pomp and the circumstance of official and unofficial swearing-in ceremonies.

    The master of those ceremonies was Vice President Joe Biden, who spent the bulk of his day administering oaths, slapping backs, hugging grandmothers, teasing children, and generally being Joe Biden.

    Here's a bit of it.

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