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BREAKING: Boehner Re-Elected House Speaker

Tinsldr2 Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 5:11 PM
Historically, Since Term limits, the party in power has changed every 8 years. Only once since term limits, and 5 times in US history has a party held the White House for only 4 years. The re-election of a Dem was a blow to Republicans but not a death Knell.

Remember all of this?  Just a bump in the road, it seems.  With relatively little drama, Ohio Republican John A. Boehner has been re-elected as Speaker of the US House of Representatives:

The 113th Congress is now in session. The gavels have been dropped in both the House and Senate. So, work on the People's Business has begun. The first bit of news was election of the speaker in the House., and at 1:20 p.m. ET the incumbent — Rep. John Boehner of Ohio — had enough votes to keep that post. Democrats, with...