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Boehner: Lawmaker seen kissing aide faces decision

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Photo - This photo taken Nov. 21, 2013 shows then-newly-elected Rep. Vance McAllister, R-La. waiting to be sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington. McAllister says he's asking his family and constituents for forgiveness after a West Monroe newspaper published a video that it says shows the congressman kissing a female staffer in his congressional office in Monroe, La. McAllister, only in office a little over four months, attracted national attention because of his endorsement from the bearded men of the "Duck Dynasty" reality TV show. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
This photo taken Nov. 21, 2013 shows then-newly-elected Rep. Vance McAllister, R-La. waiting to be sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington. McAllister says he's asking his family and constituents for forgiveness after a West Monroe newspaper published a video that it says shows the congressman kissing a female staffer in his congressional office in Monroe, La. McAllister, only in office a little over four months, attracted national attention because of his endorsement from the bearded men of the "Duck Dynasty" reality TV show. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner says the Republican congressman caught kissing an aide in leaked security footage has a decision to make.

Boehner says he has spoken with Rep. Vance McAllister but won't share the details of their conversation.

The Louisiana congressman's political future has been in doubt since he was caught on videotape kissing a senior aide.

McAllister is a married father of five and a conservative Christian. He's asked for privacy for his family. McAllister is up for re-election in November.

Boehner said Thursday he expects all House members to uphold the highest ethical standards and says, quote, "and this is no different."

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