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Boehner Chokes Up During Speech to the 113th Congress

Jan. 3, 2013

Boehner Chokes Up

In addressing the 113th Congress today, House Speaker John Boehner choked up during the conclusion of his remarks.

"If you've come here humbled ... by the opportunity to serve; if you've come here to be the determined voice of the people; if you've come here to carry the standard of leadership demanded not by our constituents, but by the times -- then you've come to the right place."

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Watch the short clip of Boehner choking up below:

Source: CNN

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