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House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011. (AP Photo)

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House Speaker John A. Boehner called Wednesday for Democrats to release a year-end spending bill from their blockade. Democrats said they won't allow the bill to go through until lawmakers also pass an extension of this year's payroll-tax cut. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, center, accompanied by fellow Republican leaders, meets with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, before a crucial vote on a GOP effort to renew an extension of the payroll-tax cut. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Speaker of the House John Boehner (left), Ohio Republican, and Rep. Jeb Hensarling, Texas Republican, talk to reporters Dec. 13, 2011, after passage of legislation to extend Social Security payroll tax cuts at the Capitol. (Associated Press)

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Majority Leader Harry Reid and fellow Democratic senators came in for criticism from House Speaker John A. Boehner, who said, "The Democrats who run Washington have a responsibility to act." (Associated Press)

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House Speaker John Boehner, Ohio Republican, meets Dec. 13, 2011, with reporters on Capitol Hill before a crucial vote on a GOP effort to renew an extension of the payroll-tax cut. (Associated Press)

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House Speaker John Boehner (center), Ohio Republican, and fellow Republican leaders meet Dec. 13, 2011, with reporters on Capitol Hill before a crucial vote on a GOP effort to renew an extension of the payroll-tax cut. From second from left are Rep. Renee Ellmers of North Carolina, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Dave Camp of Michigan, Boehner, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington, House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy of California, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia, and Rep. Jeb Hensarling of Texas. (Associated Press)

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After a meeting with GOP members of the supercommittee, House Speaker John Boehner, Ohio Republican, walks to vote on the House floor at the Capitol in Washington on Nov. 16, 2011. (Associated Press)

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Astronaut Michael Collins (left) receives a Congressional Gold Medal from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat, as fellow astronaut Neil Armstrong (fifth from left) receives his medal from House Speaker John Boehner, Ohio Republican, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (fifth from right), Nevada Democrat, presents to astronaut John Glenn, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (second from right), Kentucky Republican, to Buzz Aldrin during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony at the Capitol building in Washington on Nov. 16, 2011. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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House Speaker John Boehner (second from left), Ohio Republican, reacts emotionally Nov. 16, 2011, while presenting a Congressional Gold Medal to astronaut Neil Armstrong (left) as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (second from right), Nevada Democrat, presents a Congressional Gold Medal to astronaut John Glenn during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony at the Capitol building in Washington. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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House Speaker John Boehner (right), Ohio Republican, speaks Nov. 15, 2011, during a news conference on Capitol Hill as House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (left), California Republican, and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Washington Republican, look on. (Associated Press)

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House Speaker John Boehner, Ohio Republican, talks about jobs during a news conference on Capitol Hill on Nov. 3, 2011. (Associated Press)

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House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), second from left, presents a Congressional Gold Medal to Mitsuo Hamasu, representing the 100th Infantry Battalion, from left, Susumu Ito, representing the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and Grant Ichikawa, representing the Military Intelligence Service, during a ceremony honoring Japanese-American veterans for their service in WWII in the Capitol Visitors Center in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 2, 2011. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/ The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** In this Sept. 8, 2011, file photo President Barack Obama speaks to a joint session of Congress at the Capitol in Washington, as Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner listen. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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House Speaker John A. Boehner, accompanied by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, finishes a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia (left) and House Speaker John A. Boehner of Ohio (right) have written to President Obama, asking him to kill the Federal Motor Carrier Administration's new trucking guidelines that would reduce driving hours.

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House Speaker John Boehner, Ohio Republican, addresses the third annual Washington Ideas Forum at the Newseum in Washington on Oct. 6, 2011. (Associated Press)

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House Speaker John Boehner (left), Ohio Republican, accompanied by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (center), Virginia Republican, and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, California Republican, takes part Oct. 4, 2011, in a news conference on Capitol Hill to discuss China currency. (Associated Press)

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, right, accompanied by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va., left, and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy of Calif., gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, where he dismissed a Senate bill that could punish China for undervaluing its currency. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio tells reporters on Capitol Hill on Sept. 22, 2011, that there will not be a government shutdown despite the failure of the continuing resolution on the previous day. (Associated Press)