(CNN) - House Republicans reelected Rep. John Boehner of Ohio as their party's leader in the chamber Wednesday, winning a second term over challenger and California Rep. Dan Lungren.
House Republicans also voted Virginia Rep. Eric Cantor for the No. 2 leadership post, House minority whip, and Indiana Rep. Mike Pence for the No. 3 slot, chairman of the Republican conference. They are succeeding Reps. Roy Blunt and Adam Putnam who voluntarily stepped down from the posts.