January 3rd, 2013
09:19 PM ET

Boehner re-elected as speaker amid discontent within the GOP

Under fire from some conservatives, John Boehner narrowly won a first round vote to retain his position as House Speaker. Boehner obtained 220 votes, six more than the bare minimum he needed to retain his position.

Boehner keeps top spot amid discontent

OutFront tonight: Freshman Republican congressman Ted Yoho of Florida. Yoho voted for House GOP number two, Eric Cantor and tells Erin Burnett that we will not sign the Grover Norquist tax pledge.

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