“After Thursday’s official swearing in ceremony, the most female and most racially diverse Congress in history will begin governing. More than 100 women will be sworn into the House of Representatives — a new record — and many of them are breaking ground when it comes to race and sexuality, too.” NBC: A day of historic firsts in Congress.

+ In 2007, Nancy Pelosi was sworn is as the first female Speaker in history. Today she was sworn is as the second. Politico: The survivor: Nancy Pelosi makes history — again.