House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, leaves the White House in Washington on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, after a closed-door meeting between President Obama and congressional leaders to negotiate the framework for a deal on the "fiscal cliff." (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, leaves the White House in Washington on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, after a closed-door meeting between President Obama and congressional leaders to negotiate the framework for a deal on the "fiscal cliff." (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)