Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. (center), flanked by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius (left) and Budget Director Jacob Lew, arrives at the White House for the start of a cabinet meeting on plans to cut government waste, fraud and abuse on Sept. 14, 2011. (Associated Press)

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Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. (center), flanked by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius (left) and Budget Director Jacob Lew, arrives at the White House for the start of a cabinet meeting on plans to cut government waste, fraud and abuse on Sept. 14, 2011. (Associated Press)