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Paul Ryan elected as US House speaker

Former US House Speaker John Boehner to be honored at Butler County, Ohio, Republican Party dinner on March 12; dinner is Bohener's 1st public appearance since October resignation - Springfield News-Sun

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Statement: Former House Speaker John Boehner says he does not support Donald Trump's ban on Muslim immigration proposal - @frankthorpNBC

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White House press secretary says he 'hopes' new House Speaker Paul Ryan is more successful at avoiding government shutdown than his predecessor - @cherylbolen

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President Obama thanks former House Speaker Boehner for working with Democrats on budget deal, wishes Boehner had not waited till end of speakership to work with Democrats on budget matters - @markknoller

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Paul Ryan elected as US House speaker

Photo: Rep. Paul Ryan hugs outgoing Speaker John Boehner after winning House speaker election - @Stcrow

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Photo: Retiring House Speaker John Boehner holds box of tissues during final speech on chamber floor - @politico

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Paul Ryan elected as US House speaker

Republican Rep. Paul Ryan wins enough votes to be elected as speaker of US House, replaces retiring John Boehner; voting continues

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House Speaker John Boehner, in last floor speech, says of speaker candidate Paul Ryan: 'Paul is being called. I know he'll serve with grace and with energy, and I want to wish him and his family all the best'

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Paul Ryan elected as US House speaker

US House Speaker John Boehner, announcing resignation on chamber floor, says: 'I leave with no regrets, no burdens'

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Upcoming: The House of Representatives opens its morning session at 9 a.m. ET. Shortly after, Speaker John Boehner is expected to deliver his farewell speech, before calling for the vote for his replacement. Voice votes for the new speaker should take roughly an hour, and Boehner could announce results by 11 a.m. ET. Rep. Paul Ryan is widely expected to win the race. We'll stream video and bring you updates.

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Rep. John Boehner will submit his letter of resignation Thursday after Paul Ryan is sworn-in as Speaker. On Friday, he will fly home to Ohio - @frankthorpNBC

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Ted Cruz rips bipartisan budget deal, slams outgoing House Speaker John Boehner for leaving Congress via a 'golden parachute' - @politico

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Photo: House GOP conference gives golf cart license plate to John Boehner ahead of his retirement - @AlexNBCNews

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House Speaker Boehner on taking contentious issues off table for Paul Ryan: 'I didn't want him to walk into a dirty barn full of you-know-what' - @SabrinaSiddiqui

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More: House Speaker Boehner says there is no reason why any Republican members of Congress should vote against budget deal - @Reuters

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US House Speaker Boehner says House to vote on Wednesday on 2-year budget agreement - @Reuters

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Paul Ryan elected as US House speaker

House Speaker John Boehner says his message to the Freedom Caucus concerning leadership elections is that 'this is not about us' - @ZekeJMiller

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House Speaker John Boehner: I think Paul Ryan would make a great speaker but this decision is up to the members - @AlexNBCNews

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Editor's note: There's conflicting information being reported about Rep. Paul Ryan's interest in running for Speaker. The current Speaker, John Boehner, said Ryan will announce a decision at a House Republican conference tonight. However, Brendan Buck, Ryan's communications director, tweeted afterward: 'I still do not expect a final decision tonight.' Boehner announced he would retire from Congress on Sept. 25. - Tom

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Spokesman for Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., reiterates Ryan not expected to make final decision on House speaker run; news follows outgoing speaker John Boehner saying he thought Ryan's decision would be announced - @BrendanBuck

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