U.S. President Obama holds up a signature pen as he delivers a statement on U.S. fiscal cliff in the East Room of the White House in Washington

 
U.S. President Obama holds up a signature pen as he delivers a statement on U.S. fiscal cliff in the East Room of the White House in Washington
U.S. President Barack Obama holds up a signature pen as he delivers a statement on the U.S. "fiscal cliff" in the East Room of the White House in Washington, November 9, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque