House Speaker John BoehnerJohn BoehnerRyan reminds lawmakers to be on time for votes Juan Williams: GOP fumbles on healthcare The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (R-Ohio) and Majority Leader Eric CantorEric CantorWhat to watch for in Comey’s testimony Trump nominates two new DOD officials Brat: New ObamaCare repeal bill has 'significant' changes MORE (R-Va.) are expected to continue to lead House Republicans in 2013 after winning reelection.

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The pair were projected to win reelection shortly after polls closed in their respective states, according to The Associated Press.

BoehnerJohn BoehnerRyan reminds lawmakers to be on time for votes Juan Williams: GOP fumbles on healthcare The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE, who took over as leader of the House following major GOP gains in 2010, ran uncontested in his Ohio district. Meanwhile, Cantor opened up a substantial lead over his opponent, attorney Wayne Powell.

Powell received a bit of star power to boost his campaign, however, as actress Madeleine Stowe threw her support behind the challenger, citing his support for abortion rights. The Golden Globe nominee help fundraise for Powell and appeared at rallies to support his candidacy.

Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas), head of the National Republican Congressional Committee, also cruised to re-election, as his victory was projected immediately after polls closed in Texas. He defeated his Democratic challenger, Katherine Savers McGovern.

This post updated at 9:06 pm.