House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, speaks about the looming financial crisis to reporters at the House Visitors Center at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, speaks about the looming financial crisis to reporters at the House Visitors Center at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)