** FILE ** Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, center, is surrounded by reporters after exiting a House vote on the payroll tax cut in Washington, on Friday, Dec. 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Photo by: Jacquelyn Martin

** FILE ** Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, center, is surrounded by reporters after exiting a House vote on the payroll tax cut in Washington, on Friday, Dec. 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)