House Speaker John Boehner & House Majority Leader Eric Cantor

House Speaker John Boehner & House Majority Leader Eric Cantor

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House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, left, and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, a Republican from Virginia, third from left, leave the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 1, 2013.