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Overheard: Boehner, Keep Hope Alive

The pope's meeting with Boehner is broadcast outside the Capitol. (Emma Dumain/CQ Roll Call)

"I need a lot of hope today."  

John A. Boehner, replying to Pope Francis' assertion the speaker's green tie was "the color of hope" during their meeting just before the joint meeting of Congress Thursday.

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