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Boehner to Ohio this weekend

After another week spent wrangling with President Barack Obama over deficit negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner is planning to go home to Ohio for the weekend, say Republican aides. 

On whether Boehner's physical absence from Washington could impact communicating with the president concerning the fiscal cliff, an aide indicated that a potential break in the apparent stalemate wouldn't be hampered by distance. 

"Ohio has both cell phone service and airports - so if the President wants to talk or meet, it won't be a problem at all."