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Boehner: a dealmaker and a survivor in tight spot

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's been just a month on the calendar but seemingly a lifetime in politics since House Speaker John Boehner got a pricey bottle of red wine from President Barack Obama as a birthday present, a feel-good image that the speaker's aides tweeted far and wide. The 63-year-old Ohio Republican has been caught up ever since in a monumental struggle over taxes and spending aimed at...

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