FILE - In this July 9, 2013, file photo, Speaker of the House John Boehner speaks following a Republican strategy session at the Capitol in Washington. Politicians and economists are st

 

              FILE - In this July 9, 2013, file photo, Speaker of the House John Boehner speaks following a Republican strategy session at the Capitol in Washington. Politicians and economists are st
FILE - In this July 9, 2013, file photo, Speaker of the House John Boehner speaks following a Republican strategy session at the Capitol in Washington. Politicians and economists are straining to get a clearer view of what the economy will look like a year from now, when midterm political campaigns are heating up. Republicans see the glass as half empty; Democrats view it as half full. And the economists aren’t sure. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)