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01/03/2013 05:18 pm ET

John Boehner Gets Emotional While Being Sworn In As Speaker Of The House (VIDEO)

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) was reelected to his top leadership role by the new Congress on Thursday, despite rumblings of a coup being organized by fellow Republicans following divisive proceedings on the recent fiscal cliff deal. During his swearing-in, Boehner -- who is well known for wearing his emotions on his sleeve -- made clear that it was a sentimental moment.

Video of Boehner being sworn in above. For more of Boehner's memorable tearful moments, click through the slideshow below.

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