John Boehner Re-Elected House Speaker

From ThinkProgress Thu Jan 3 2013, 13:38:42

In a closer-than-usual vote, Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) was elected to a second term as Speaker of the House on Thursday, with 220 votes. Eight members of the Republican majority cast protest votes for others including Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), former Rep. Allen West (R-FL), and former Comptroller General David Walker. Boehner will lead [...]

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