House re-elects embattled Republican John Boehner speaker
Boehner gets 220 votes
Last Updated: 141 days ago
WASHINGTON - 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 on Thursday.
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