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Out with the -- -- with the new as we said the 113 congress was sworn in today and speaker Boehner.
Was able to hold onto his job despite some defections.
-- congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel was on Capitol Hill with the latest.
The honorable John A Boehner of the state of Ohio having received a majority of the votes cast.
Is duly elected speaker of the House of Representatives for the 100.
After bruising -- his first term as house speaker John Boehner has been reelected to serve another two years.
There were nine GOP defections including three members voting for majority leader Eric Cantor her here.
They'll cantor didn't encourage -- split.
With hope for the future of that country I present the people's gavel.
To the speaker of the house.
After winning the gavel and emotional Boehner told members new and old the job ahead will be difficult as sixteen trillion dollars -- rise in our national debt is draining free enterprise and we -- mean.
The ship of state but the speaker made it clear he intends to lead public service was never -- meant to be an easy living.
Extraordinary challenges demand extraordinary leadership and Boehner has hit -- intends.
To change his approach giving up 101 negotiations with President Obama which failed to produce results and made his members uneasy.
But Boehner spokesman says he's re committing himself and quote.
Letting the house work its will a former speaker warned we have mostly Democrats carry legislation and you lose power.
-- -- -- -- That your members are in line with all of a sudden your ability to lead does is in jeopardy because you -- -- somewhere else to magnitude.
Please raise your right hand across the capital after -- senators were sworn in the senate Republican leader who negotiated that this could deal with Vice President Biden.
Tried to move forward.
Aside from shielding 99% of my constituents and many of yours.
From the painful effects of the middle class tax like the president -- all too well and by the way to impose.
They gave us something else.
It's settled the revenues debate for good.
In a lighter moment majority leader Reid made reference to his personal appearance would.
Instead they were not scars from recent battles in the 112 congress.
The -- that people see on my face that has nothing do with the fiscal cliff quarterly.
Disagreements -- that speaker Boehner I had the street from pain free tail and living in the desert -- my life.
Speaking of recent political fights tomorrow the house and senate are expected to vote to authorize.
Nine billion dollars in sandy relief money then Boehner says the house will consider an additional 51 billion dollars on January 15.
The first full legislative day Brett.
I -- a lot on the hill Mike thank --
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