President Obama smiles as he arrives in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington to make a statement regarding the passage of the "fiscal cliff" bill on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Photo by: Charles Dharapak

President Obama smiles as he arrives in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington to make a statement regarding the passage of the "fiscal cliff" bill on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)