U.S. President Obama sits with members of the National Governors Association Executive Committee in Washington

 
U.S. President Obama sits with members of the National Governors Association Executive Committee in Washington
U.S. President Barack Obama (C) sits with members of the National Governors Association (NGA) Executive Committee in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, December 4, 2012. With a few weeks remaining before the onset of "fiscal cliff," a bipartisan delegation of governors is set to meet Tuesday with Obama and congressional leaders in search of some answers about the impact of deficit reduction measures on their state budgets, which rely heavily on federal aid. From L-R are: Chairman Delaware Governor Jack Markell, Obama, and Vice Chair Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin. REUTERS/Larry Downing