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New congressman to be sworn-in on the Constitution—alongside a Superman comic

Posted on AllSides January 6th, 2023
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J. Scott Applewhite, Associated Press

When Robert Garcia, a Democratic representative-elect of California, takes his oath of office, he will be sworn in on something unusual — an original, first-edition Superman comic.

In a tweet, Garcia announced that he would be sworn in to Congress on the U.S. Constitution. But under the Constitution would be “3 items that mean a lot to me personally,” he wrote. “A photo of my parents who I lost to covid, my citizenship certificate & an original Superman #1 from the Library of Congress.”

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https://www.deseret.com/2023/1/4/23538734/congressman-robert-garcia-sworn-in-on-superman-comic

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