House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio talks to reporters on Capitol Hill 

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, following a political strategy meeting. President Barack Obama will ask Congress to come up with tens of billions of dollars in short-term spending cuts and tax revenue to put off the automatic across the board cuts that are scheduled to kick in March 1.    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio talks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, following a political strategy meeting. President Barack Obama will ask Congress to come up with tens of billions of dollars in short-term spending cuts and tax revenue to put off the automatic across the board cuts that are scheduled to kick in March 1. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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