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"The White House needs to get serious right now about dealing with our deficit and debt," said House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican. (Associated Press)

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House Speaker John A. Boehner (right), Ohio Republican — accompanied by (from left) Rep. Lamar Smith, Texas Republican, and Rep. Fred Upton, Michigan Republican — speaks at his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, May 26, 2011. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio looks on at right as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu makes a statement on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu walks with House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, to make a statement on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reaches to shakes hand with House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio as Vice President Joe Biden looks on, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 24, 2011, after his address to a joint meeting of Congress. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, is among GOP leaders insisting on binding changes in the short term to discretionary spending and in the long term to entitlement spending. The federal government hit its debt limit on May 16. (AP Photo)

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CBS NEWS VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS Republican Speaker of the House John A. Boehner answers questions about solving fiscal problems during a prerecorded Sunday interview on CBS' "Face the Nation" with host Harry Smith. Mr. Boehner said everything should be on the table except raising taxes because that would hurt the economy and the ability to create jobs at home.

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**FILE** House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio gestures May 5 during his weekly news briefing on Capitol Hill. (Associated Press)

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, left, participates in a ceremonial House swearing-in ceremony for Rep. Steve Rothman, D-N.J., on Capitol Hill in Washington Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Associated Press House Speaker John A. Boehner said Thursday, "The sooner we begin to create more American energy, the sooner we'll be able to lower the prices."

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, left, gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, April 15, 2011. From left are, Boehner, House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy of Calif., and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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'MORE TO COME': House Speaker John A. Boehner leaves a news conference Thursday. He said of the 2011 budget deal: "This bill's not perfect. There's no cause for a celebration. This is just one step." (Associated Press)

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 13, 2011, about President Barack Obama's speech on the deficit and his plan for future spending. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, April 14, 2011. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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House Speaker John A. Boehner heads for a Republican caucus meeting on Friday. The budget pact worked out last week calls for $513 billion for defense, a cut of $18.1 billion from the president's proposal but more than $5 billion more than last year's amount. (Associated Press)

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Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) offers brief remarks to reporters outside of his office at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., Friday, April 8, 2011.(Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) arrives to offer brief remarks to reporters outside of his office at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., Friday, April 8, 2011.(Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) offers brief remarks to reporters outside of his office at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., Friday, April 8, 2011.(Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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GOP leadership led by Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) offers remarks during a break as they caucus at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., Friday, April 8, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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GOP leadership led by Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) offers remarks during a break as they caucus at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., Friday, April 8, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)