President Barack Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, gestures as he speaks about the economy and the deficit, Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, in the East
President Barack Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, gestures as he speaks about the economy and the deficit, Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) (Pablo Martinez Monsivais)