FILE - This May 16, 2013 file photo shows House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio gesturing toward a stack of paper representing the 20,000 pages of Affordable Health Care Act regulations during a news ... more 
FILE - This May 16, 2013 file photo shows House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio gesturing toward a stack of paper representing the 20,000 pages of Affordable Health Care Act regulations during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. The ups and downs Boehner in 2013 dramatize the difficulties of managing a narrow Republican majority in the House. Some associates and observers say the low point of Boehner’s year was almost a year ago, Jan. 3, 2013, the first day of the 113th Congress. With the Ohio Republican’s family watching from the House gallery, a dozen defiant GOP lawmakers refused to back his bid to be re-elected speaker. The mini-rebellion fell short, but it delivered an embarrassing rebuke from conservatives. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Molly Riley, File
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