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Boehner a cash magnet for GOP

He’s on 14-state tour to drum up support for party candidates

Posted: August 17, 2014 at 3:29 a.m.

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, on a 14-state tour to aid GOP candidates, speaks Friday at a political fundraiser in Lincoln, N.D.

House Speaker John Boehner's fundraising skills put him in a class with few others. He has scooped up more than $43 million for accounts under his direct control and helped amass tens of millions more for Republican allies.

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