Republicans Officially Nominate Paul Ryan For House Speaker
In a secret vote behind closed doors, Republicans chose their nominee for speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.By Kate Grumke | October 28, 2015
House Republicans officially nominated Paul Ryan to succeed John Boehner as speaker. (Video via C-SPAN)
Ryan announced he would seek the nomination less than a week ago.
The entire House, not just Republicans, will vote on the speaker position Thursday. Ryan must get a majority of votes, so 50 percent plus one, to win the job.