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Boehner swears in new House Rep.

House Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerLobbying World Freedom Caucus wants budget reforms attached to debt limit increase Trey Gowdy announces retirement from Congress MORE (R-Ohio) on Wednesday administered the oath of office to Rep. Bradley ByrneBradley Roberts ByrneHouse passes landmark bill to overhaul sexual harassment policy on Capitol Hill Democrat forces vote over GOP lawmaker's poster on House floor House GOP backs three-week funding bill MORE (R-Ala.), who became the newest member of the House and brought the total number of House members to 433.

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Byrne won a special election in December to fill the seat of Rep. Jo Bonner (R-Ala.), who announced his resignation last year.

In his brief remarks to his new colleagues, Byrne said he wants to get right to work to fix what he said is the failure of the country to live up to its greatness.

"To the people of the first district of Alabama, I promise that I will work hard every day to serve you and build upon the trust that you have placed in me," he said. "To the members of this House, I'm ready to roll up my shirtsleeves and work with you as a problem solver, not a problem maker, as a workhorse, not a show horse.

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