House Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerFormer top Treasury official to head private equity group GOP strategist Steve Schmidt denounces party, will vote for Democrats Zeal, this time from the center MORE (R-Ohio) and Majority Leader Eric CantorEric Ivan CantorThe Hill's Morning Report — Sponsored by CVS Health — Trump’s love-hate relationship with the Senate Race for Republican Speaker rare chance to unify party for election Scalise allies upset over Ryan blindside on McCarthy endorsement 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 Andrew BoehnerFormer top Treasury official to head private equity group GOP strategist Steve Schmidt denounces party, will vote for Democrats Zeal, this time from the center 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.