**FILE** Speaker of the House John Boehner, Ohio Republican, stands July 24, 2012, next to a portrait of former President George W. Bush as he waits to speaks with reporters following a House GOP caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Speaker of the House John Boehner, Ohio Republican, stands July 24, 2012, next to a portrait of former President George W. Bush as he waits to speaks with reporters following a House GOP caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Associated Press)