House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio leaves a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 where he discussed the debt limit. The House overwhelmingly passed a

 

              House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio leaves a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 where he discussed the debt limit. The House overwhelmingly passed a
House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio leaves a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 where he discussed the debt limit. The House overwhelmingly passed a bill Wednesday to permit the government to borrow enough money to avoid a first-time default for at least four months, defusing a looming crisis and setting the stage for a springtime debate over taxes, spending and the deficit. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)