FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2013 file photo, Health and Human 

FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2013 file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius  accompanied by Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter ,speaks about the federal health care overhaul during a news conference at City Hall in Philadelphia. President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans each seem content with the political ground they hold and are prepared to let across-the-board spending cuts take effect on March 1, unlike during earlier rounds of budget brinkmanship that saw last minute frantic dealmaking. This time, there is no market-rattling threat of a US. default to force the two sides to compromise, no government shutdown on the short-term horizon and no year-end deadline to prevent a tax increase for every working American. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2013 file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius accompanied by Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter ,speaks about the federal health care overhaul during a news conference at City Hall in Philadelphia. President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans each seem content with the political ground they hold and are prepared to let across-the-board spending cuts take effect on March 1, unlike during earlier rounds of budget brinkmanship that saw last minute frantic dealmaking. This time, there is no market-rattling threat of a US. default to force the two sides to compromise, no government shutdown on the short-term horizon and no year-end deadline to prevent a tax increase for every working American. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
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