Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., right, greets his son-in-law Edward Ableser in the Old Senate Chambers on Capitol Hill in Washingotn, Monday, May 9, 2011, before his mock swearing in ceremony. Sen. Heller ... more 
Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., right, greets his son-in-law Edward Ableser in the Old Senate Chambers on Capitol Hill in Washingotn, Monday, May 9, 2011, before his mock swearing in ceremony. Sen. Heller was designated to replace Sen. John Ensign, R-Nev., who resigned amid an ethics inquiry into an extramarital affair. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Alex Brandon
Mon, May 9, 2011 3:05 PM EDT