By Christopher Skor
ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - U.S. Congressman William Lacy Clay, (D) Missouri, took a ceremonial oath of office Thursday morning at the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse.
This will be Congressman Clay's 7th term in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Chief Federal Judge Catherine Perry will administer the oath to Clay, now the most senior member of Congress for the St. Louis region.
Congressman Clay was joined by St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay and Comptroller Darlene Green for the ceremony.