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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, center, followed by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., leaves the White House the White House in Washington, Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, to speak to the media after meeting with President Barack Obama to discuss the economy and the deficit. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, speaks to reporters after the House Republicans voted for their leadership for the next session of Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. He is flanked by Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., left, and Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan., right. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, speaks to reporters after the House Republicans voted for their leadership for the next session of Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. He is flanked by Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., left, and Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan., right. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio calls on a reporter during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. Boehner said any deal to avert the so-called fiscal cliff should include lower tax rates, eliminating special interest loopholes and revising the tax code. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio calls on a reporter during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. Boehner said any deal to avert the so-called fiscal cliff should include lower tax rates, eliminating special interest loopholes and revising the tax code. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio calls on a reporter during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Nov. 9, 2012. Boehner said any deal to avert the so-called fiscal cliff should include lower tax rates, eliminating special interest loopholes and revising the tax code. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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House Speaker John Boehner, Ohio Republican, calls on a reporter Nov. 9, 2012, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Associated Press)

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House Speaker John Boehner, Ohio Republican, calls on a reporter Nov. 9, 2012, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Associated Press)

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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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Speaker of the House John Boehner, Ohio Republican, talks at the Capitol in Washington on Nov. 7, 2012, about the elections and the unfinished business of Congress. (Associated Press)

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Speaker of the House John Boehner, Ohio Republican, talks Nov. 7, 2012, at the Capitol in Washington about the elections and the unfinished business of Congress. (Associated Press)

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Speaker of the House John Boehner, Ohio Republican, talks about the elections and the unfinished business of Congress, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Speaker of the House John Boehner, Ohio Republican, talks Nov. 7, 2012, at the Capitol in Washington about the elections and the unfinished business of Congress. (Associated Press)

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House Speaker John A. Boehner says the GOP will make a deal to let the government collect more tax revenue. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Speaker of the House John Boehner, Ohio Republican, talks at the Capitol in Washington on Nov. 7, 2012, about the elections and the unfinished business of Congress. (Associated Press)

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Speaker of the House John Boehner, Ohio Republican, talks at the Capitol in Washington on Nov. 7, 2012, about the elections and the unfinished business of Congress. (Associated Press)

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House Speaker John A. Boehner says the GOP will make a deal to let the government collect more tax revenue. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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House Speaker John A. Boehner says the GOP will make a deal to let the government collect more tax revenue. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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House Speaker John Boehner, Ohio Republican, walks through the Capitol in Washington on Nov. 7, 2012, before speaking with reporters about 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. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Speaker John Boehner talks with reporters outside Ronald Reagan Lodge after voting, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in West Chester, Ohio. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)