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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio arrives to answer questions about the newly minted budget deal aimed at averting future government shutdowns, at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. Boehner said the GOP leadership has had enough tea party-driven intransigence in Congress and he doesn’t care what they think.

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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio arrives to answer questions about the newly minted budget deal aimed at averting future government shutdowns, at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. Boehner said the GOP leadership has had enough tea party-driven intransigence in Congress and he doesn’t care what they think.