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Finally, John Boehner calls himself 'Boner'

To the delight of juvenile adults everywhere, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Thursday said his name the way we all wish it was actually pronounced.

After a reporter accidentally called the Speaker "Mr. Camp" — referring to another GOP lawmaker who this week released a controversial tax plan — Boehner corrected him: "It's Boner."

Boehner's boner admission comes almost three years after then-Rep. Anthony Weiner (snicker) made a similar joke at the Congressional Correspondents Dinner. --Jon Terbush

 
 
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