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November 13, 2012
Associated Press photo

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaks to reporters during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington last week. Boehner said any deal to avert the so-called fiscal cliff should include eliminating special interest loopholes and revising the tax code, but insisted tax hikes are off the table.