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Dan Webster gets one vote for House Speaker



Rep.  Paul Ryan was re-elected Speaker today, getting all but one vote from Republicans. And that lone dissenter said he favored Florida Rep. Dan Webster.

Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky said Webster would "drain the swamp."

Webster challenged John Boehner for the position in 2015.

Every Florida Democrat voted in favor of Nancy Pelosi as their leader.

[Last modified: Tuesday, January 3, 2017 2:01pm]


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