Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH). (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - 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 Thursday.
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