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BREAKING: Boehner Re-Elected House Speaker

WorldCop Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 3:25 PM
Nah - just keep voting for whoever the Republicans put in front of you. It's for your own good.
MudontheTires Wrote: Jan 04, 2013 1:46 AM
"Nah - just keep voting for whoever the Republicans put in front of you. It's for your own good."

As opposed to voting for some fringe candidate who hasn't got any chance of winning?

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...