Friday, October 30, 2015

Republican Paul Ryan Is Elected US House Speaker

VOANews: Republican Ryan Is Elected US House Speaker

After a month of drama and division among Republicans, who hold a big majority in the House of Representatives, they united Thursday to elect Representative Paul Ryan as speaker. Ryan got 236 votes; just nine of his fellow Republicans voted for a conservative challenger. VOA’s Cindy Saine reports. Originally published at

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