House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.      (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Photo by: Manuel Balce Ceneta

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)