Brian Emanuel Schatz (D-Hawaii), kisses his wife, Linda, after re-enacting his swearing-in ceremony with Vice President Joe Biden inside the old Senate Chamber at the U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. Schatz, who was the Lieutenant Governor for Hawaii was selected by Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie to the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the late Daniel K. Inouye. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Photo by: ANDREW HARNIK

Brian Emanuel Schatz (D-Hawaii), kisses his wife, Linda, after re-enacting his swearing-in ceremony with Vice President Joe Biden inside the old Senate Chamber at the U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. Schatz, who was the Lieutenant Governor for Hawaii was selected by Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie to the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the late Daniel K. Inouye. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)