Boehner swears in two members belatedly 

A couple of House members have been voting since yesterday without being sworn in.

Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, on Thursday administered the oath of office to Reps. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, and Mike Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., who were apparently absent from the chamber yesterday when Boehner swore in the other members.

The two lawmakers nonetheless voted on changes to the rules of the House, stripping the voting rights of House delegates and slashing the House budget by 5 percent. Technically, their votes shouldn't count, but it's unclear whether their names will be removed from the roll call for those measures, which all passed with plenty of Republican votes to spare.

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