President Obama walks back towards the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 11, 2011, after he met students from Altona Middle School in Longmont, Colo. Obama received a letter ... more 
President Obama walks back towards the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 11, 2011, after he met students from Altona Middle School in Longmont, Colo. Obama received a letter from a mother at the school worried that her son's trip would be canceled if there were to be a government shutdown. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Charles Dharapak
Tue, Apr 12, 2011 3:07 AM EDT