Party loyalty prevailed in DC today as enough old guard Republicans stuck with John Boehner for Speaker, electing him over Nancy Pelosi who was supported by most Democrats. A few members of both parties sat it out or voted for someone else.
NNY Congressman Bill Owens voted for Ms. Pelosi. As a Democrat, he is supposed to.
Meanwhile the Congress endures record low approval ratings after the fiscal cliff episode. Seems the President will have the upper hand, at least for the time being.
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