WASHINGTON D.C., Oct, 29, 2015 (Xinhua) -- Paul Ryan takes the oath as the new Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., the United States, Oct. 29, 2015. Republican Paul Ryan of Wisconsin on Thursday became the 62nd speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives amid widened division within the Republican Party.

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WASHINGTON D.C., Oct, 29, 2015 (Xinhua) -- Paul Ryan speaks after being elected as the new Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., the United States, Oct. 29, 2015.

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WASHINGTON D.C., Oct, 29, 2015 (Xinhua) -- House Speaker John Boehner (R) shakes hands with his successor Paul Ryan after the latter was elected as the new Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., the United States, Oct. 29, 2015.

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