Obama Summons Congress Leaders as Budget Deadline Approaches


Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky,... News PhotoBarack Obama,Budget,Debt,Finance,Fiscal Cliff,Government,Horizontal,International Landmark,Kentucky,Leaving,Meeting,Mitch McConnell,North America,Politics,Republican Party,The Americas,The Media,US President,USA,United States Senate,Washington DC,White House - Washington DCPhotographer 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