FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2009, file photo Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., left, listens to House Minority leader John Boehner of Ohio, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in ... more 
FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2009, file photo Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., left, listens to House Minority leader John Boehner of Ohio, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Boehner, the sole remaining House member from a clique of upstart freshmen, is poised to claim victory: If Republicans win control of the House in November's midterm elections, Boehner is expected to become the chamber's suavely dressed, Camel-smoking, golf-loving, bronze-skinned speaker. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File
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