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Boehner says Congress, Obama must keep working on fiscal deal

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) arrives to speak to the media on the "fiscal cliff" on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 21, 2012. Boehner said on Friday that congressional leaders and President Barack Obama must try to move on from House Republicans' failed tax plan and work together to resolve the looming U.S. "fiscal cliff." REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) arrives to speak to the media on the "fiscal cliff" on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 21, 2012. Boehner said on Friday that congressional leaders and President Barack Obama must try to move on from House...more

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) arrives to speak to the media on the "fiscal cliff" on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 21, 2012. Boehner said on Friday that congressional leaders and President Barack Obama must try to move on from House Republicans' failed tax plan and work together to resolve the looming U.S. "fiscal cliff." REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
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U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) arrives to speak to the media on the "fiscal cliff" on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 21, 2012. Boehner said on Friday that congressional leaders and President Barack Obama must try to move on from House Republicans' failed tax plan and work together to resolve the looming U.S. "fiscal cliff." REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) arrives to speak to the media on the "fiscal cliff" on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 21, 2012. Boehner said on Friday that congressional leaders and President Barack Obama must try to move on from House...more

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) arrives to speak to the media on the "fiscal cliff" on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 21, 2012. Boehner said on Friday that congressional leaders and President Barack Obama must try to move on from House Republicans' failed tax plan and work together to resolve the looming U.S. "fiscal cliff." REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
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U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) (C) and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) (L) arrive at a news conference on the "fiscal cliff" on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 21, 2012. Boehner said on Friday that congressional leaders and President Barack Obama must try to move on from House Republicans' failed tax plan and work together to resolve the looming U.S. "fiscal cliff." REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) (C) and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) (L) arrive at a news conference on the "fiscal cliff" on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 21, 2012. Boehner said on Friday that congressional leaders and...more

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) (C) and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) (L) arrive at a news conference on the "fiscal cliff" on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 21, 2012. Boehner said on Friday that congressional leaders and President Barack Obama must try to move on from House Republicans' failed tax plan and work together to resolve the looming U.S. "fiscal cliff." REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
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U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) (C) and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) (L) arrive at a news conference on the "fiscal cliff" on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 21, 2012. Boehner said on Friday that congressional leaders and President Barack Obama must try to move on from House Republicans' failed tax plan and work together to resolve the looming U.S. "fiscal cliff." REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) (C) and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) (L) arrive at a news conference on the "fiscal cliff" on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 21, 2012. Boehner said on Friday that congressional leaders and...more

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) (C) and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) (L) arrive at a news conference on the "fiscal cliff" on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 21, 2012. Boehner said on Friday that congressional leaders and President Barack Obama must try to move on from House Republicans' failed tax plan and work together to resolve the looming U.S. "fiscal cliff." REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
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U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) speaks to the media on a "fiscal cliff" on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 20, 2012. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) speaks to the media on a "fiscal cliff" on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 20, 2012. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) speaks to the media on a "fiscal cliff" on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 20, 2012. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
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U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) (R) and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) (C) arrive at a news conference on the "fiscal cliff" on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 21, 2012. Boehner said on Friday that congressional leaders and President Barack Obama must try to move on from House Republicans' failed tax plan and work together to resolve the looming U.S. "fiscal cliff." REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) (R) and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) (C) arrive at a news conference on the "fiscal cliff" on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 21, 2012. Boehner said on Friday that congressional leaders and...more

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) (R) and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) (C) arrive at a news conference on the "fiscal cliff" on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 21, 2012. Boehner said on Friday that congressional leaders and President Barack Obama must try to move on from House Republicans' failed tax plan and work together to resolve the looming U.S. "fiscal cliff." REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
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U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) (L) looks on as House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) speaks to the media on the "fiscal cliff" on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 21, 2012. Boehner said on Friday that congressional leaders and President Barack Obama must try to move on from House Republicans' failed tax plan and work together to resolve the looming U.S. "fiscal cliff." REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) (L) looks on as House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) speaks to the media on the "fiscal cliff" on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 21, 2012. Boehner said on Friday that congressional leaders and...more

U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) (L) looks on as House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) speaks to the media on the "fiscal cliff" on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 21, 2012. Boehner said on Friday that congressional leaders and President Barack Obama must try to move on from House Republicans' failed tax plan and work together to resolve the looming U.S. "fiscal cliff." REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
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