House speaker-in-waiting Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, center, accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., right, and Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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House speaker-in-waiting Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, center, accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., right, and Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)