But the interview offered an intriguing peek at what a Boehner speakership might look like.
As Grim and Ward point out, he won the speakership last time by just three votes.
It might cost you the speakership, but presiding over a classically dysfunctional House with the rule might do the same thing.
But caving in the current standoff could cost Boehner his speakership anyway.
Lots of people thought Pelosi would quit after losing the speakership.
The solicitorship secured the speakership of the House of Commons, according to custom.
There was no doubt about the issue of the election to the speakership.
Schimmelpenninck was offered the speakership of the assembly for life, but he refused.
In 1838 and 1840, he was again elected and received the vote of his party for the speakership.
McLean, the official candidate for the speakership, was elected by a majority of twelve votes.
c.1300, "one who speaks," agent noun from speak (v.). First applied to "person who presides over an assembly" c.1400, from Anglo-French (late 14c.). In reference to the English Parliament, Sir Thomas de Hungerford apparently was the first.