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U.S. President Barack Obama hosts a bipartisan meeting with Congressional leaders in the Roosevelt Room of White House to discuss the economy, November 16, 2012. Seen (L-R) are U.S. Secretary of Treasury Timothy Geithner, Speaker of the House John Boehner, President Obama, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama hosts a bipartisan meeting with Congressional leaders in the Roosevelt Room of White House to discuss the economy, November 16, 2012. Seen (L-R) are U.S. Secretary of Treasury Timothy Geithner, Speaker of the House John...more

U.S. President Barack Obama hosts a bipartisan meeting with Congressional leaders in the Roosevelt Room of White House to discuss the economy, November 16, 2012. Seen (L-R) are U.S. Secretary of Treasury Timothy Geithner, Speaker of the House John Boehner, President Obama, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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U.S. President Barack Obama hosts a bipartisan meeting with Congressional leaders in the Roosevelt Room of White House to discuss the economy, November 16, 2012. Seen (L-R) U.S. Secretary of Treasury Timothy Geithner and Speaker of the House John Boehner. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama hosts a bipartisan meeting with Congressional leaders in the Roosevelt Room of White House to discuss the economy, November 16, 2012. Seen (L-R) U.S. Secretary of Treasury Timothy Geithner and Speaker of the House John...more

U.S. President Barack Obama hosts a bipartisan meeting with Congressional leaders in the Roosevelt Room of White House to discuss the economy, November 16, 2012. Seen (L-R) U.S. Secretary of Treasury Timothy Geithner and Speaker of the House John Boehner. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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