President Barack Obama passes Vice President Joe Biden after speaking on the economy and the deficit, Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/

 

              President Barack Obama passes Vice President Joe Biden after speaking on the economy and the deficit, Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/
President Barack Obama passes Vice President Joe Biden after speaking on the economy and the deficit, Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)