Massachusetts' newest senator, Anthony W. Petruccelli, left, spent time with his daughter, Alexa, at his seat in the Senate Chamber before being sworn in by Governor Deval Patrick.
Massachusetts' newest senator, Anthony W. Petruccelli, left, spent time with his daughter, Alexa, at his seat in the Senate Chamber before being sworn in by Governor Deval Patrick.
(Globe Staff Photo / Jonathan Wiggs)