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The Results // From the speaker's ceremonial office outside the Hall of the House, Speaker-elect Paul Ryan watches a TV as his colleagues elect him to serve as the 54th Speaker of the House.

Posted by Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday, November 3, 2015

The Fist Bump // As one of his first official acts, Speaker-elect Ryan fist-bumps with Congressman Markwayne Mullin's...

Posted by Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday, November 3, 2015

The Speakers // Speaker Boehner welcomes Speaker-elect Ryan to the rostrum to receive the gavel and assume the speakership.

Posted by Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday, November 3, 2015

The Swearing-In // With his hand on the Bible, Speaker Ryan takes the oath of office.

Posted by Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday, November 3, 2015

The Smile // Speaker Ryan steals a glance and flashes a smile to his family in the balcony, immediately after being sworn in as the youngest speaker in nearly 150 years.

Posted by Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday, November 3, 2015

The Family // Speaker Ryan's wife and children are all grins as Speaker Ryan holds the gavel in his hand for the first time. Also pictured: former governor Mitt Romney (R-MA) and his wife, Ann.

Posted by Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday, November 3, 2015

The Friendship // Following his swearing-in, Speaker Ryan meets with close friends and family, including former governor Mitt Romney (R-MA) and his wife, Ann.

Posted by Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday, November 3, 2015

The Speaker's Balcony // Speaker Ryan and his family take a moment to enjoy the view from the speaker's balcony of the U.S. Capitol.

Posted by Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday, November 3, 2015