CONGRESS

Incoming Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) holds the gavel on the floor of the House chamber after a roll call vote on the election of the next Speaker, Wednesday, January 5, 2011 in Washington, D.C. The 112th U.S. Congress will be sworn-in today, with Republican legislators taking control of the House of Representatives and expected to begin attempts to dismantle portions of U.S. President Barack Obama's legislative agenda. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)