House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. waits for her car as she leaves a meeting at the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, after a closed-door meeting between President Barack ... more 
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. waits for her car as she leaves a meeting at the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, after a closed-door meeting between President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders to negotiate the framework for a deal on the fiscal cliff. The end game at hand, President Barack Obama and congressional leaders made a final stab at compromise Friday to prevent a toxic blend of middle-class tax increases and spending cuts from taking effect at the turn of the new year. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Evan Vucci
Fri, Dec 28, 2012 5:45 PM EST