Photo by: J. Scott Applewhite

** FILE ** In this photo taken Wednesday, July 17, 2013, Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., chairman of the House Education Committee, center — joined by House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., right, and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., the Republican Conference chair, left — speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)