House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, speaks to reporters outside the White House on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, following a meeting between President Obama and congressional leaders to discuss the situation in Syria. Mr. Boehner said he will support the president's call for the U.S. to take action against Syria for alleged chemical weapons use and said his Republican colleagues should support the president, too. (Associated Press)

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House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, speaks to reporters outside the White House on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, following a meeting between President Obama and congressional leaders to discuss the situation in Syria. Mr. Boehner said he will support the president's call for the U.S. to take action against Syria for alleged chemical weapons use and said his Republican colleagues should support the president, too. (Associated Press)