By Reps. Derek Kilmer, Rick Larsen, Scott Peters and Scott Rigell
Nov. 7, 2013, 1:40 p.m.
We are proud to represent the home-port cities of our U.S.-based aircraft carriers and many of the thousands of brave men and women who serve on them. They give their best each and every day; we should give them our best, and that includes continuing to build and maintain the greatest ships the world has ever known.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.