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At one end of the Capitol is Barry Jackson: quiet and unflappable, a plump, shaggy and rumpled Midwesterner who loves auto racing (he’s a regular at the Indy 500) and settled in Washington 20 years ago as John Boehner’s right-hand man. Their birthdays are in October, 12 days and six years apart. They rely on their encyclopedic memories — Krone, for example, can effortlessly repeat dialogue from the HBO series “Entourage” — in ever-complicated budget talks.