Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, left, poses for a photo with Representative-elect Alma Adams, D-N.C., center, during a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill, on Nov. 12, 2014, in Washington. Adams was officially sworn in on the House floor immediately following the ceremonial swearing-in.
Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, left, poses for a photo with Representative-elect Alma Adams, D-N.C., center, during a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill, on Nov. 12, 2014, in Washington. Adams was officially sworn in on the House floor immediately following the ceremonial swearing-in. AP
Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, left, poses for a photo with Representative-elect Alma Adams, D-N.C., center, during a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony on Capitol Hill, on Nov. 12, 2014, in Washington. Adams was officially sworn in on the House floor immediately following the ceremonial swearing-in. AP

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