Congratulations, dude. May the next two years be your last two years in the majority.10:24 AM PT:
10:28 AM PT: The final total is still being tallied but it looks like Boehner will end up with 220 votes, barely more than the 217 majority that he needed. (It would have been 218 needed for a majority, but with vacancies, the threshold was temporarily reduced.) There are currently 232 House Republicans, so he'll have lost 12 votes on his way to a razor-thin victory.
10:37 AM PT:
10:41 AM PT: Final tally: 220 Boehner, 192 Pelosi, 13 for other names, 1 present.
10:52 AM PT: Hold it together dude, I see those lips puckering!
11:06 AM PT: Boehner: "Debt [sniffle] deficit [sniffle] burden [sniffle]"
11:12 AM PT: More from Boehner's weeping in ceremony: