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John Boehner re-elected as Speaker of the House

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House has re-elected embattled Republican John Boehner as 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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