House re-elects Boehner speaker to two-year term

House re-elects Boehner speaker to two-year term

House re-elects Boehner speaker to two-year term

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by AP

KREM.com

Posted on January 3, 2013 at 11:46 AM

Updated Thursday, Jan 3 at 11:46 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House has re-elected embattled Republican John Boehner (BAY'-nur) 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

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