October 16th, 2013
06:14 PM ET
9 years ago

In defeat, Boehner may live to fight another day

Washington (CNN) - Only 61 people in the history of the United States have held the position. It's the second most powerful in the country and second in line to the presidency.

But after this week, not many people may want to be Speaker of the House.


Filed under: Congress • John Boehner
soundoff (3 Responses)
  1. Bob

    No the replicans won. Dems voted for obamacare again.

    October 16, 2013 06:39 pm at 6:39 pm |
  2. Gretchen

    We have embraced a new low in America. Washington needs to be swept clean.

    October 16, 2013 06:50 pm at 6:50 pm |
  3. Randy, San Francisco

    Voters can end Speaker Boehner's misery as the most ineffective speaker in modern history by kicking out Tea Partiers in the 2014 midterm elections.

    October 16, 2013 07:32 pm at 7:32 pm |