President Barack Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, gestures as he speaks about the economy and the deficit, Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Wa

 

              President Barack Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, gestures as he speaks about the economy and the deficit, Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Wa
President Barack Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, gestures as he speaks about the economy and the deficit, Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)