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President Obama speaks to Pelosi, Boehner

NBC's Savannah Guthrie reports that President Obama has reached out to both soon-to-be former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and likely soon-to-be Speaker John Boehner.

NBC's Chuck Todd has the following read-out of the president's conversation with Boehner, per Boehner's office:

President Obama called Leader Boehner at midnight to congratulate him. They had a brief but pleasant conversation. Leader Boehner said he’s always been straightforward and honest with the president in the past, and said that’s the way he’ll continue to be with the president in the future. They discussed working together to focus on the top priorities of the American people, which Boehner has identified as creating jobs and cutting spending. "That's what they expect," Boehner said. He thanked the president for the call.

(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza via WH Flickr stream)