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Obama Boehner Breakup: Talks Break Down Over Debt Ceiling

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US President Barack Obama (R) prepares for for a meeting with congressional leaders July 13, 2011 including House Speaker John Boehner (L), R-OH, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images) | Getty

After rarely courting over the previous two years, the pair had an intense summer bromance they’ll never forget: a big outing, frequent dates (albeit with an occasional third wheel), shared secrets, big dreams, their friends cheering them on. But it was promises, promises – all the time promises.

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