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

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