House Speaker John Boehner speaks to the media Wednesday after meeting with the president about the debt limit. "We know what the problems are — let's not kick the can down the road one more time," he said.
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Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks to local party activists Thursday in Waterloo, Iowa. Gingrich says his campaign is alive and well despite an angry response by some Republicans to earlier comments he made about a House Republican plan to dramatically change Medicare.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), shown with Reps. Xavier Becerra (D-CA, left) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), speaks at an April news conference on Capitol Hill. Pelosi says the Republicans' Medicare plan is a political boon to her party.
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A newspaper clipping from 1966 announces Mitch Daniels (second from left) as the recipient of the Graham Award, presented to the most outstanding citizen at Hoosier Boys State at Indiana University.
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