U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) (L) tickles John Griffin III, son of U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin (R-AR) (R), after a house vote on border safety and security in Washington, October 10, 2013. ... more 
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) (L) tickles John Griffin III, son of U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin (R-AR) (R), after a house vote on border safety and security in Washington, October 10, 2013. Republicans in the House of Representatives offered a plan on Thursday that would postpone a possible U.S. default and urged President Barack Obama to negotiate an end to the 10-day government shutdown. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS) less 
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Thu, Oct 10, 2013 3:04 PM EDT