Speaker Boehner Says Farewell, Ryan is Sworn In As House Speaker

Republican Rep. Paul Ryan is now officially the 54th House speaker after a majority vote by the full House of Representatives.

Boehner bids farewell to Congress. House Speaker John Boehner calls to order his final session and prepares to hand over the gavel to his replacement.



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House Speaker John Boehner calls to order his final session and prepares to hand over the gavel to his replacement.

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Speaker Boehner will give his farewell address today, Oct. 29. Minority Leader Pelosi (D-Calif.) will present Speaker-elect Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Speaker-elect Ryan will address the House.