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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio arrives on Capitol Hill, Wednesday in Washington. Chaos among Republicans in the House of Representatives has left it to bipartisan leaders in the Senate to craft a last-minute deal to fend off a looming U.S. default and to reopen the federal government as a partial shutdown entered its 16th day. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)