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House re-elects Boehner speaker

Posted at: 01/03/2013 1:43 PM

The House has re-elected embattled Republican John Boehner speaker.
    
The Ohio lawmaker won a second, two-year term as leader with 220 votes, losing just a handful of votes in the Republican-controlled chamber.
    
The election of the speaker came as the House and Senate ushered in a new Congress Thursday.