After closing out the 112th Congress with one final hour, the House opens the 113th Congress with a quorum call, which will be followed by election of the speaker, the administration of the oath of office and the adoption of the House rules package.
The Senate swears in new and re-elected senators.
Convenes at 11 a.m. for the last daily meeting of the 112th Congress.
Visitors get their first look at the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, which opened to the public on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. The new memorial is located off Independence Ave. SW between the Rayburn House Office Building and HHS. Buy photo here.