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Speaker of the United States House of Representatives

Seal of the Speaker of the US House of Representatives 2016070202 57772199f0d7c - Speaker of the United States House of Representatives

The Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (or Speaker of the House) is the presiding officer of the chamber. The office was established in 1789 by Article I, Section 2 of the United States Constitution, which states in part, “The House of Representatives shall chuse [sic] their Speaker… ” The current Speaker is John Boehner, a Republican who represents Ohio’s 8th congressional district.

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