Sen. Grassley sworn-in to 8th Senate term

(ABC 6 News) –  Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) took the oath of office to begin his eighth term in the Senate on Tuesday.

Grassley will also become the dean of the Senate, or longest serving member, with the beginning of the 118th Congress, which convened on Tuesday.

“Serving my fellow Iowans in the Senate continues to be an honor of a lifetime. I love Iowa and I love my work for the people of Iowa. Today, Iowa holds the number one spot in the Senate with my leadership. I look forward to continuing to deliver for Iowa. I’m humbled and grateful to be entrusted with the honor to continue working for our great state,” said Grassley.

Grassley will continue to serve on the Senate Judiciary, Finance, Agriculture and Budget committees. He is expected to become the ranking Republican member of the Senate Budget Committee.