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House Speaker John Boehner, of Ohio, and the House GOP leadership leave after a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, following a closed-door GOP strategy session. At left is Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)