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Proceedings are underway in the new 113th Congress. First order of business: electing a new Speaker of the House. Voting getting underway now. Watch.

John Boehner expected to have more GOP opposition than last time around, but nothing that seriously threatens his hold on the gavel. At least that’s the expectation going in.

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