House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) told Fox News that his party faces a "real challenge" in holding on to its majority in the House.
Said Boehner: "We have 50 of our members in tough races, 89 freshmen running for their first reelections and we have 32 districts that are in states where there is no presidential campaign going to be run, no big Senate race and we call these orphan districts.
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