House Speaker John A. Boehner leaves a GOP caucus meeting on "fiscal cliff" legislation at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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House Speaker John A. Boehner leaves a GOP caucus meeting on "fiscal cliff" legislation at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)