President Obama, flanked by National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform Co-Chairmen, former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles, left, and former Wyoming Sen. Alan Simpson, stresses the importance of finding a bipartisan consensus on ways to improve America's long-term fiscal health and debt reduction, Tuesday, April 27, 2010, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Photo by: J. Scott Applewhite

President Obama, flanked by National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform Co-Chairmen, former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles, left, and former Wyoming Sen. Alan Simpson, stresses the importance of finding a bipartisan consensus on ways to improve America's long-term fiscal health and debt reduction, Tuesday, April 27, 2010, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)