"Plačljivac" John Boehner daje prisegu

Demokratkinju Nancy Pelosi na čelu Kongresa ( treće nominalno, a druge realno po važnosti političke funkcije u SAD-u)zamijenio je Republikanac Boehner. Neki republikanski zastupnici nisu odoljeli da na povijesnu promjenu dovedu i svoju djecu.

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House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin Dietsch.

House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress. UPI/Kevin Dietsch.

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      House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) holds the gavel as he delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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      House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) salutes the House during his swearing-in ceremony in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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      Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) reaches for the gavel as House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) watches on during his swearing-in ceremony in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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      House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) holds the gavel as he delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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      Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds hands with House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) during his swearing-in ceremony in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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      Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) passes the gavel to House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) prior to him being sworn-in in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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      Rep. Trent Franks (D-AZ) holds his children Joshua and Emily during the swearing-in ceremony for House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011.  UPI/Kevin Dietsch

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      House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) wipes tears from his eyes during his swearing-in ceremony in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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      House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) (R) hugs Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) after she gave him the gavel prior to him being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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      Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) delivers remarks prior to passing the gavel to House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) during his swearing-in ceremony in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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      Rep. Donald Manzullo (R-IL) signs his Oath of Office during the swearing-in ceremony for House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) at the start of the 112th Congress in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. UPI/Kevin Dietsch.

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      House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin Dietsch.

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      New House members take the oath of office during their swearing-in ceremony at the start of the 112th Congress in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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      House officials recheck the count of votes during the swearing-in ceremony  for House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin Dietsch.

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      Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) delivers remarks prior to passing the gavel to House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) during his swearing-in ceremony in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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      Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) hugs House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) prior to him being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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      House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) (R) hugs Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) after she gave him the gavel prior to him being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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      John Boehner (R-OH) is sworn in as Speaker of the House for the 112th Congress in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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      House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) holds the gavel as he delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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      Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) passes the gavel to House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) prior to him being sworn-in in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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      House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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      House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) wipes tears from his eyes as he delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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      House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) quiets the chamber as he delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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      Two children read a Star Wars book during the swearing-in ceremony for House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) at the start of the 112th Congress in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. UPI/Kevin Dietsch.

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      New House members take the oath of office during their swearing-in ceremony at the start of the 112th Congress in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. UPI/Kevin Dietsch.

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      House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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      Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) passes the gavel to House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) prior to him being sworn-in in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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      John Boehner (R-OH) is sworn in as Speaker of the House for the 112th Congress in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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  • Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds hands with House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) during his swearing-in ceremony in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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  • Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) reaches for the gavel as House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) watches on during his swearing-in ceremony in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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  • House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) salutes the House during his swearing-in ceremony in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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  • Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) delivers remarks prior to passing the gavel to House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) during his swearing-in ceremony in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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  • Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) delivers remarks prior to passing the gavel to House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) during his swearing-in ceremony in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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  • House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) wipes tears from his eyes during his swearing-in ceremony in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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  • Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) passes the gavel to House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) prior to him being sworn-in in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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  • House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) holds the gavel as he delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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  • House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) holds the gavel as he delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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  • House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) wipes tears from his eyes as he delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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  • House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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  • House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) quiets the chamber as he delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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  • House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) holds the gavel as he delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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  • House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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  • House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) (R) hugs Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) after she gave him the gavel prior to him being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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  • House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) (R) hugs Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) after she gave him the gavel prior to him being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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  • Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) hugs House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) prior to him being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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  • Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) passes the gavel to House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) prior to him being sworn-in in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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  • John Boehner (R-OH) is sworn in as Speaker of the House for the 112th Congress in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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  • John Boehner (R-OH) is sworn in as Speaker of the House for the 112th Congress in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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  • Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) passes the gavel to House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) prior to him being sworn-in in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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  • House officials recheck the count of votes during the swearing-in ceremony  for House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin Dietsch.

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  • New House members take the oath of office during their swearing-in ceremony at the start of the 112th Congress in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. UPI/Kevin DIetsch

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  • Rep. Trent Franks (D-AZ) holds his children Joshua and Emily during the swearing-in ceremony for House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011.  UPI/Kevin Dietsch

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  • Two children read a Star Wars book during the swearing-in ceremony for House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) at the start of the 112th Congress in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. UPI/Kevin Dietsch.

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  • House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin Dietsch.

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  • New House members take the oath of office during their swearing-in ceremony at the start of the 112th Congress in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. UPI/Kevin Dietsch.

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  • Rep. Donald Manzullo (R-IL) signs his Oath of Office during the swearing-in ceremony for House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) at the start of the 112th Congress in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. UPI/Kevin Dietsch.

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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) reaches for the gavel as House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) watches on during his swearing-in ceremony in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetschHouse Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) salutes the House during his swearing-in ceremony in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetschSpeaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) delivers remarks prior to passing the gavel to House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) during his swearing-in ceremony in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetschSpeaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) delivers remarks prior to passing the gavel to House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) during his swearing-in ceremony in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetschHouse Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) wipes tears from his eyes during his swearing-in ceremony in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetschSpeaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) passes the gavel to House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) prior to him being sworn-in in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetschHouse Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) holds the gavel as he delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetschHouse Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) holds the gavel as he delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetschHouse Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) wipes tears from his eyes as he delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetschHouse Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetschHouse Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) quiets the chamber as he delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetschHouse Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) holds the gavel as he delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetschHouse Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetschHouse Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) (R) hugs Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) after she gave him the gavel prior to him being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetschHouse Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) (R) hugs Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) after she gave him the gavel prior to him being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetschSpeaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) hugs House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) prior to him being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetschSpeaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) passes the gavel to House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) prior to him being sworn-in in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetschJohn Boehner (R-OH) is sworn in as Speaker of the House for the 112th Congress in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetschJohn Boehner (R-OH) is sworn in as Speaker of the House for the 112th Congress in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetschSpeaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) passes the gavel to House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) prior to him being sworn-in in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin DIetschHouse officials recheck the count of votes during the swearing-in ceremony  for House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin Dietsch.New House members take the oath of office during their swearing-in ceremony at the start of the 112th Congress in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. UPI/Kevin DIetschRep. Trent Franks (D-AZ) holds his children Joshua and Emily during the swearing-in ceremony for House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011.  UPI/Kevin DietschTwo children read a Star Wars book during the swearing-in ceremony for House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) at the start of the 112th Congress in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. UPI/Kevin Dietsch.House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) delivers remarks prior to being sworn-in, in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. Boehner was elected Speaker of the House after the Republicans gained the majority for the 112th Congress.  UPI/Kevin Dietsch.New House members take the oath of office during their swearing-in ceremony at the start of the 112th Congress in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. UPI/Kevin Dietsch.Rep. Donald Manzullo (R-IL) signs his Oath of Office during the swearing-in ceremony for House Speaker-designate John Boehner (R-OH) at the start of the 112th Congress in the House Chambers of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on January 5, 2011. UPI/Kevin Dietsch.