Obama Summons Congress Leaders as Budget Deadline Approaches

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Republican Senators Lamar Alexander, left, and Bob Corker, both from... News PhotoBob Corker,Budget,Debt,Fiscal Cliff,Government,Horizontal,Lamar Alexander,North America,Politics,Press Conference,Republican Party,Tennessee,The Americas,The Media,USA,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergRepublican Senators Lamar Alexander, left, and Bob Corker, both from Tennessee, hold a news conference in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012. President Obama should show leadership on averting a “Medicare fiscal cliff,” and not just talk about taxing the rich, Alexander said. Photographer: Jay Mallin/Bloomberg via Getty Images