John Boehner is now the Speaker of the House. As part of today's ceremony, Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi passed the giant gavel over to Boehner.
Boehner also took an oath on the House floor.
Both Speaker Boehner and Minority Leader Pelosi pledged to work together to get things accomplished in this 112th Congress.
Fox News Radio's Rich Johnson was in the House chamber for today's ceremony... This is what it sounded like.