FILE - In this March 13, 2013 file photo, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio gestures as he speaks to reporters, on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a closed-door meeting with Pres

 

              FILE - In this March 13, 2013 file photo, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio gestures as he speaks to reporters, on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a closed-door meeting with Pres
FILE - In this March 13, 2013 file photo, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio gestures as he speaks to reporters, on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a closed-door meeting with President Barack Obama and House Republicans to discuss the budget. There were no breakthroughs predicted when Obama set out on his courtship of Congress. And there’s no sign any have been achieved. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)