John Boehner Elected Next Speaker, Nancy Pelosi Will Lead Democrats

Despite an election that saw a wave of Republicans sweep the GOP into the House majority, when Congress convenes early next January both party's teams will closely resemble the current House leadership of the 111th Congress. Republicans unanimously picked Minority Leader John Boehner, who ran unopposed as the next Speaker of the House while Minority Whip Eric Cantor, R-Va., was selected as Majority Leader. "The job of the next Speaker is to work to restore the institution ... restore it to...Full Story
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