Published: Jan 03, 2013 1:39 PM EST
Updated: Jan 03, 2013 1:47 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) - The House has re-elected embattled Republican John Boehner (BAY'-nur) speaker.
    
The Ohio lawmaker won a second, two-year term as leader with 220 votes, losing just a handful of votes in the Republican-controlled chamber.
    
The election of the speaker came as the House and Senate ushered in a new Congress Thursday.

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