President Obama arrives to deliver a speech to a joint session of Congress at the Capitol in Washington on Sept. 8, 2011. Watching are Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., and House Speaker John Boehner. (Associated Press)

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President Obama arrives to deliver a speech to a joint session of Congress at the Capitol in Washington on Sept. 8, 2011. Watching are Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., and House Speaker John Boehner. (Associated Press)