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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the Rodon Group, a manufacturer of toys in Hatfield, Pennsylvania, November 30, 2012. Obama pushed for congress to resolve the issue of U.S. debt and Bush-era tax cuts that are set to expire at the end of the year. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the Rodon Group, a manufacturer of toys in Hatfield, Pennsylvania, November 30, 2012. Obama pushed for congress to resolve the issue of U.S. debt and Bush-era tax cuts that are set to expire at the end of the year. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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U.S. President Barack Obama is hugged by a worker following remarks at the Rodon Group, a manufacturer of toys in Hatfield, Pennsylvania, November 30, 2012. Obama pushed for congress to resolve the issue of U.S. debt and Bush-era tax cuts that are set to expire at the end of the year. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama is hugged by a worker following remarks at the Rodon Group, a manufacturer of toys in Hatfield, Pennsylvania, November 30, 2012. Obama pushed for congress to resolve the issue of U.S. debt and Bush-era tax cuts that are set to expire at the end of the year. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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U.S. President Barack Obama walks at the Rodon Group, a manufacturer of toys in Hatfield, Pennsylvania, November 30, 2012. Obama pushed for congress to resolve the issue of U.S. debt and Bush-era tax cuts that are set to expire at the end of the year. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama walks at the Rodon Group, a manufacturer of toys in Hatfield, Pennsylvania, November 30, 2012. Obama pushed for congress to resolve the issue of U.S. debt and Bush-era tax cuts that are set to expire at the end of the year. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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U.S. President Barack Obama waves from Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington, November 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama waves from Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington, November 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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U.S. President Barack Obama waves as he walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington before his departure to Hatfield, Pennsylvania November 30, 2012. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Barack Obama waves as he walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington before his departure to Hatfield, Pennsylvania November 30, 2012. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
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