European Commissioner for Financial Programming and Budget Janusz Lewandowski, presents EU's draft budget for 2012 at a media conference at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday,... more 
European Commissioner for Financial Programming and Budget Janusz Lewandowski, presents EU's draft budget for 2012 at a media conference at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, April 20, 2011. The European Union Commission said Wednesday it is seeking a 4.9 percent increase in next year's EU budget at a time it is pushing national governments across the continent to make painful spending cuts of their own. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Elisa Day
Wed, Apr 20, 2011 10:25 AM EDT