Standalone inside art for 1/15 issue: Swearing in

By The West Virginia Record | Jan 11, 2007

Rick Thompson, D-Wayne, is sworn in as the new speaker of the House of Delegates on Wednesday by state Supreme Court Justice Joseph Albright. Behind Thompson, a trial attorney, are his wife Beth and son Dalton.

Rick Thompson, D-Wayne, is sworn in as the new speaker of the House of Delegates on Wednesday by state Supreme Court Justice Joseph Albright. Behind Thompson, a trial attorney, are his wife Beth and son Dalton.

At the urging of McDowell County Delegate Cliff Moore, House Democrats stood and held hands before the formal vote to elect Thompson as speaker. "None of us is as strong as all of us," they said.

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