Obama Summons Congress Leaders as Budget Deadline Approaches


Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky,... Nieuwsfoto'sBarack Obama,Budget,De media,Financiën,Fiscal Cliff,Horizontaal,Internationaal monument,Kentucky,Mitch McConnell,Noord- & Zuid-Amerika,Noord-Amerika,Overheid,Politiek,President van Amerika,Republikeinse Partij,Schulden,Senaat Verenigde Staten,Verenigde Staten,Vergadering,Verlaten,Washington DC,Witte HuisPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergSenate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, left, leaves after a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012. Obama is seeking an up-or-down vote on his proposal to extend tax cuts for annual income up to $250,000, absent a counteroffer from congressional leaders, an official familiar with today's budget talks said. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images