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John Boehner elected House Speaker

See larger FILE - Fighting back tears, House Republican leader John Boehner of Ohio celebrates the GOP's victory that changes the balance of power in Congress and will likely elevate him to speaker of the House, during an election night gathering hosted by the National Republican Congressional Committee at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Washington, in this Nov. 2, 2010 file photo.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

FILE - Fighting back tears, House Republican leader John Boehner of Ohio celebrates the GOP's victory that changes the balance of power in Congress and will likely elevate him to speaker of the House, during an election night gathering hosted by the National Republican Congressional Committee at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Washington, in this Nov. 2, 2010 file photo. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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  • House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio holds up the gavel during the first session of the 112th Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
  • House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio takes the oath of office during the first session of the 112th Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
  • House Speaker-designate John Boehner of Ohio wipes away tears as he waits to receive the gavel from outgoing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. during the first session of the 112th Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
  • House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio delivers the oath of office to Republican members of the House of Representatives during the first session of the 112th Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
  • House Speaker-designate John Boehner of Ohio wipes a tear while waiting to receive the gavel from outgoing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. the during the first session of the 112th Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
  • House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio holds up the gavel  during the first session of the 112th Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
  • House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio acknowledges the Republican side of the House chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, during the first session of the 112th Congress.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
  • Outgoing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. addresses the House after giving newly elected House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio the gavel during the first session of the 112th Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
  • House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio holds up the gavel during his acceptance speech at the first session of the 112th Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
  • House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio receives the oath of office during the first session of the 112th Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
  • House Speaker-designate John Boehner of Ohio walks out of his home on Capitol Hill in Washington Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, prior to the start of the 112th Congress. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
  • The gavel and sound block for House Speaker-designate John Boehner of Ohio, is taken through Statuary Hall to the floor of the House on Capitol Hill in Washington Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
  • House Speaker-desigante John Boehner of Ohio, left, poses for a photo with Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., and a flat Stacie doll, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, during the first session of the 112th Congress.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
  • House Speaker-designate John Boehner of Ohio walks to the floor of the House on Capitol Hill in Washington Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
  • House Speaker-designate John Boehner of Ohio, right, greets Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, as he walks on to the floor of the House on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, during the first session of the 112th Congress.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
  • House Speaker-desigante John Boehner of Ohio greets House members during the first session of the 112th Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
  • FILE - Fighting back tears, House Republican leader John Boehner of Ohio celebrates the GOP's victory that changes the balance of power in Congress and will likely elevate him to speaker of the House, during an election night gathering hosted by the National Republican Congressional Committee at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Washington, in this Nov. 2, 2010 file photo.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
  • House Speaker-desigante John Boehner of Ohio greets House members during the first session of the 112th Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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