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House Speaker John Boehner delivers a statement to the media Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 on the fiscal cliff and the need for both parties to find common ground and take steps together to help our economy grow and create jobs, which he says is critical to solving the national debt. "Mr. President, this is your time," Boehner said. "We want you to lead. Not as a Liberal or a Conservative, but as an American." (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)
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House Speaker John Boehner delivers a statement to the media Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 on the fiscal cliff and the need for both parties to find common ground and take steps together to help our economy grow and create jobs, which he says is critical to solving the national debt. "Mr. President, this is your time," Boehner said. "We want you to lead. Not as a Liberal or a Conservative, but as an American." (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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