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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., with House GOP leaders, speaks with reporters following a Republican strategy session, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. From left are Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., the Republican Conference chair. House GOP leaders Tuesday floated a plan to fellow Republicans to counter an emerging Senate deal to reopen the government and forestall an economy-rattling default on U.S. obligations. But the plan got mixed reviews from the rank and file and it was not clear whether it could pass the chamber.