U.S. President Obama and Vice President Biden walk from the stage in the East Room of the White House in Washington

 
U.S. President Obama and Vice President Biden walk from the stage in the East Room of the White House in Washington
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden walk from the stage, following remarks on the impending "fiscal cliff" talks with Congress, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, November 9, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed