Members of the 113th Congress take their oath in Washington

 
Members of the 113th Congress take their oath in Washington
Members of the 113th Congress take their oath at the Capitol in Washington January 3, 2013. Despite a rocky few weeks during the "fiscal cliff" fight, John Boehner won re-election as speaker of the House of Representatives on Thursday and will lead Republicans as they take on the White House over federal spending. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque