House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., right talks with Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, left and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va, center, during the First Nail Ceremony for the official launch of construction of the Inaugural platform where the President of the United States will take the oath of office on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

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House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., right talks with Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, left and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va, center, during the First Nail Ceremony for the official launch of construction of the Inaugural platform where the President of the United States will take the oath of office on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)