Archive for October 30th, 2015

House elects Paul Ryan as the next speaker

October 29, 2015, by Eryn Taylor and CBS News Wire, WASHINGTON — The House on Thursday morning elected Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, as the next speaker of the House. Ryan, 45, who was nominated by Republicans a day earlier, received 236 votes on the floor. The nine-term congressman needed 218 votes to win the election. […]