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House Speaker John Boehner swears in newly elected members of the first session of the 113th Congress after being re-elected in Washington.
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Votes are tallied as clerks finish recording the voice votes on the floor of the House on Capitol Hill. House Speaker John Boehner survived a roll call vote in the newly convened 113th Congress.
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An electronic board displays the votes of members of the 113th U.S. House of Representatives during the opening session at the U.S. Capitol.
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Speaker of the House John Boehner is sworn in as the Speaker of the House of the 113th Congress in Washington.
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Members of the 113th U.S. House of Representatives take their oath as they are sworn in during the opening session in Washington.
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A newly elected member holds a paper containing his new Congressional pins during the first session of the 113th Congress in Washington.
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U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy, D-Mass., sits with his father, former Congressman Joseph Patrick Kennedy II, during the first session of the 113th Congress.
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi poses with other female House members on Capitol Hill prior to the official opening of the 113th Congress.
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