President Obama Meets With Governors To Discuss Deficit Reduction


Democrat Jack Markell, governor of Delaware, second right, pauses... News PhotoArkansas,Barack Obama,Budget,Congress,Debt,Delaware - US State,Democratic Party - USA,Fiscal Cliff,Gary Herbert,Government,Governor,Horizontal,Jack Markell,Mary Fallin,Meeting,Minnesota,North America,Oklahoma,Politics,Press Conference,Republican Party,Talking,The Americas,The Media,US President,USA,Utah,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergDemocrat Jack Markell, governor of Delaware, second right, pauses while speaking as Republicans Gary Herbert, governor of Utah, left, and Mary Fallin, governor of Oklahoma, second left, look on with Democrats Mark Dayton, governor of Minnesota, third right, and Mike Beebe, governor of Arkansas, during a press conference after meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. Negotiations over the so-called fiscal cliff are stalled as President Obama and Republicans trade offers on ways to avoid more than $600 billion in U.S. spending cuts and tax increases for 2013 that will start to take effect in January if Congress doesn't act. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images