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It’s official: Speaker Boehner, Weaker Pelosi

If you missed C-SPAN the past half hour, you missed some high drama and comedy. As expected, of course, GOP House Leader John Boehner is now Speaker Boehner with 241 votes. Outgoing Democrat House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is now Weaker Pelosi, with 173 votes in her favor — and 19 notable protest votes against her [...]
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Boehner Calls For House Members to Stand In Front of Country & Announce His or Her Vote

US Politics / Conservative : Gateway Pundit (5 years ago)

House GOP Leader sent a letter to Speaker Pelosi requesting that House Members stand in front of cameras and announce his or her vote. House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-... Read Post

Boehner becomes speaker; Pelosi draws opposition

Politics / US Politics : Planet Washington (4 years ago)

Ohi'o's John Boehner was elected Speaker Wednesday, but the bigger drama involved new Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Usually, such votes are straight party-line matters. But Pelosi got only 173 of the 193 Democrats voting for her. Le... Read Post

Boehner Elected Speaker as 112th Congress Is Sworn In; Some Democrats Protest Pelosi

Politics / US Politics : Politics Daily (4 years ago)

Boehner takes the speaker's gavel with support from all 241 Republican members of the House. But Nancy Pelosi's election as minority leaders is marred by 19 'protest votes' from fellow Democrats. Permalink | Email this | Linking Blo... Read Post


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