Colin Powell, Allen West, Eric Cantor All Get Votes in John Boehner Vote

GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert votes for Allen West for House Speaker. West is no longer even a member of Congress. There was one other vote so far for West.

Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.) just voted for Colin Powell for Speaker of the House over Nancy Pelosi (the persumed Democratic vote). Colin Powell, is, of course, not a member of Congress.

Other people who received votes for Speaker so far: Eric Cantor, Raul Labrador, Nancy Pelosi, David Walker, Jim Cooper, Justin Amash.

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) votes Amash for Speaker. Both Massie and Amash are acolytes of retired Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas). 

Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-N.C.) a Blue Dog Democrat, defected from Pelosi.

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), who abstained from voting earlier, votes for Boehner.

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