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Associated Press House Minority Leader John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, first entered the House in 1991, and could mark his 20th anniversary there by becoming speaker if his party retakes control of Congress in November.

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Roger Clemens gets ready to tee off on the first hole of the Golf.com World Amateur Handicap Championship at The Pearl golf club Monday, Aug. 30, 2010, in Calabash, N.C. Clemens pleaded not guilty Monday in Washington to charges of lying to Congress about whether he used steroids or human growth hormone. (AP Photo/Willis Glassgow)

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WAITING FOR CONGRESS: President Obama says Senate Republicans are holding "hostage" a bill aimed at helping small businesses. (Associated Press)

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Retired big-league pitching great Roger Clemens leaves federal court in Washington on Monday after pleading not guilty to charges of lying to Congress about whether he used steroids or human-growth hormone. (Associated Press)

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Dan Rostenkowski was elected to his first term in Congress in 1958. A Democrat, he represents the 8th District on Chicago's Nortwest Side. (AP Photo)

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A press conference sponsored by Alaska Senators Ted Stevens and Lisa Murkowski was held in support of opening ANWR, the Alaska National Wildlife Reserve, to oil drilling, in the Senate in Congress in Washington DC, on Friday, October 28, 2005. ( Roey Yohai / The Washington Times )

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CONSTITUTION PROJECT Virginia Sloan, president of the Constitution Project, calls the move by Congress "remarkable."

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U.S. President Barack Obama arrives to discuss his legislative agenda after meeting with bi-partisan Members of Congress in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on July 27, 2010. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg

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** FILE ** In this Oct. 1, 2009 file photo, first lady Michelle Obama talks with Prince Albert of Monaco at a reception following the opening ceremonies of the the 121st International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session and XIII Olympic Congress at the Copenhagen Opera House in Copenhagen. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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A group of Santas interact with visitors in the Dyrehavsbakken amusement park, north of Copenhagen, Denmark, Monday, July 19, 2010 for the World Santa Claus Congress, which has been held 52 times now at the amusement park. Every summer, Santas from the entire world get together at Bakken to spread some Christmas cheer, have fun, and enjoy a get-together. (AP Photo/Polfoto, Nanna Kreutzmann)

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A lone Santa sits on Monday, July 19, 2010, in the Dyrehavsbakken amusement park, north of Copenhagen, Denmark, where many have gathered for the World Santa Claus Congress, which has been held 52 times now at the amusement park. Every summer, Santas from the entire world get together at Bakken to spread some Christmas cheer and have some fun. (AP Photo/Polfoto, Nanna Kreutzmann)

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Senate Banking Committee Chairman Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., let, looks on as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 15, 2010, after Congress passed the stiffest restrictions on banks and Wall Street since the Great Depression. (AP Photo/Drew Angerer)

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House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., left, talks with former Virginia Rep. Tom Davis, on Capitol Hill in Washington Thursday, July 15, 2010, after Congress passed the stiffest restrictions on banks and Wall Street since the Great Depression. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 15, 2010, after Congress passed the stiffest restrictions on banks and Wall Street since the Great Depression. (AP Photo/Drew Angerer)

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U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev walk from the North Portico of the White House on their way to the U.S. Chamber of Congress to discuss trade issues after their meeting in Washington on June 24, 2010. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg

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U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev walk from the White House on their way to the U.S. Chamber of Congress to discuss trade issues after their meeting in Washington on June 24, 2010. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg

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U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev walk through the North West Gate of the White House on their way to the U.S. Chamber of Congress to discuss trade issues after their meeting in Washington on June 24, 2010. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg

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Manan Trivedi, who is running for Congress in Pennsylvania's 6th Congressional District, makes campaign calls in Philadelphia, Wednesday, June 16, 2010.

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Manan Trivedi, who is running for Congress in Pennsylvania's 6th Congressional District, poses for a portrait in Philadelphia, Wednesday, June 16, 2010. A new wave of Indian-American candidates is running for high-profile office across the country. At least eight children of Indian immigrants are running for Congress, governor or attorney general -- the most ever. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)