State Rep. John Nutting, R-Oakland, center, is handed the gavel by outgoing House Minority leader Josh Tardy, R-Newport, after Nutting defeated Rep. Paul Davis, R-Sangerville, right, for nominee for ... more 
State Rep. John Nutting, R-Oakland, center, is handed the gavel by outgoing House Minority leader Josh Tardy, R-Newport, after Nutting defeated Rep. Paul Davis, R-Sangerville, right, for nominee for House speaker during a Republican Caucus, Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, at the State House in Augusta, Maine. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Robert F. Bukaty
Mon, Nov 15, 2010 3:47 PM EST