News-Sentinel.com Your Town. Your Voice.
Local Business Search
Stock Summary
Dow18203.37-85.26
Nasdaq4979.90-28.2
S&P 5002107.78-9.61
AEP56.730.58
Comcast59.960.09
GE25.86-0.25
ITT Exelis24.15-0.2
LNC58.46-0.31
Navistar29.170.23
Raytheon108.19-2.26
SDI18.110.055
Verizon49.550.08

Boehner re-elected House speaker

Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. The Associated Press
Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 1:45 pm

WASHINGTON – House re-elects John Boehner as speaker, gives embattled Republican another two-year term.

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 on Thursday.