John Boehner Calls for Ending U.S. Oil-Export Ban

The House speaker is taking a stand on the controversial energy issue.

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) makes a statement on the budget negotiations to the media April 8, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Boehner said the issue of spending was the only reason why there ís not a deal yet.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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