House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio leaves a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 21, 2013, after the Republican-controlled House passed a tea party-flavored bu

 

              House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio leaves a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 21, 2013, after the Republican-controlled House passed a tea party-flavored bu
House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio leaves a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 21, 2013, after the Republican-controlled House passed a tea party-flavored budget plan Thursday that promises sharp cuts in safety-net programs for the poor and a clampdown on domestic agencies, in sharp contrast to less austere plans favored by President Barack Obama and his Democratic allies. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)