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US House Republicans keep Paul Ryan as Speaker

WASHINGTON: Republican members of the US House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously chose Paul Ryan to keep his job as Speaker, following the party's victory at the polls last week, the House GOP conference announced. "It is a tremendous honor to be nominated by my colleagues to serve as Speaker of the House. Now it's time to go big," Ryan, a 46-year-old lawmaker from Wisconsin, tweeted after the closed-doors vote at the Capitol. Democrats and Republicans will formally vote to elect the chamber's speaker after…