President Barack Obama gestures as he answers questions from members of the media during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. (AP

 

              President Barack Obama gestures as he answers questions from members of the media during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013.  (AP
President Barack Obama gestures as he answers questions from members of the media during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)