U.S. Republicans re-elect House leadership

U.S. Speaker of the House Boehner and Rep. David Brat, one of new members of 113th Congress, are seen during ceremonial swearing event in WashingtonWASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Republicans on Thursday re-elected John Boehner as speaker, Kevin McCarthy as majority leader and Steve Scalise as majority whip, House leadership aides said. Boehner has been speaker since January 2011 and McCarthy has been the second-ranked Republican in the House since August. (Writing by Bill Trott; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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