House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) speaks to reporters about the looming financial crisis in the House Visitors Center at the U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., Thursday, November 29, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) speaks to reporters about the looming financial crisis in the House Visitors Center at the U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., Thursday, November 29, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)