News-Sentinel.com Your Town. Your Voice.
Local Business Search
Stock Summary
Dow18034.93208.63
Nasdaq4994.6062.79
S&P 5002100.4019.22
AEP56.630.9
Comcast58.470.05
GE27.02-0.23
ITT Exelis24.440.09
LNC57.510.72
Navistar29.000.06
Raytheon107.49-0.23
SDI20.880.44
Verizon49.380.48

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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.