From "The Huddle" (Politico)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MR. SPEAKER-ELECT -- OR, IT'S ALL OVER BUT THE CRYING:
John Boehner, Republican of Ohio, will be nominated by his party to become House Speaker on his 61st birthday in the Longworth Building, named after a speaker from Ohio that Boehner adores. Tears are sure to ensue.
Eric Cantor (R-Va.), the highest-ranking Jewish lawmaker in the nation, will be majority leader.
Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) will be majority whip, securing for himself a Capitol Police detail
Jeb Hensarling will be elected House Republican Conference Chairman.