Tomblin takes oath
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin takes the oath of office as West Virginia’s 35th Governor on Monday on the steps of the Capitol in Charleston. Tomblin, who became acting governor following the rise to the U.S. Senate of former Gov. Joe Manchin, begins his first four-year term after serving one year in 2012 to finish Manchin’s term. Tomblin is shown here with his wife, Joanne, and son, Brent.