President Barack Obama, center, speaks as Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, right, listen during a new conference on the economy in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept., 15, 2010. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
U.S President Barack Obama flanked by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates hosts a Cabinet Meeting as Secretary Of Defense Robert Gates looks on in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington D.C. on September 15 2010. UPI/Olivier Douliery/Pool
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Sen. George V. Voinovich, Ohio Republican (left), and Sen. George S. LeMieux, Florida Republican (right), broke with their party Tuesday to help Democrats advance President Obama's small-business assistance bill in the Senate. A final Senate vote is expected later this week. Then the bill must go back to the House for final approval.
Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell (second from right) and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter (left) greet President Obama upon his arrival at Philadelphia International Airport on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Kashmiri protesters beat an effigy of President Obama after burning it in Srinagar, India. Indian forces battled Kashmiri protesters in the streets of the disputed territory Monday in demonstrations prompted in part by a report of the Koran being desecrated in the United States. (Associated Press)
President Obama talks with John Nicholas and Nicole Armstrong at their Fairfax, Va., home, where he discussed the economy. The couple's retirement and children's college savings have declined.
President Obama laughs during his visit to the Fairfax, Va., home of John Nicholas and Nicole Armstrong and their twins, Trevor and Olivia, on Monday, Sept. 13, 2010. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
President Obama's motorcade drives past "tea party" protesters on Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest as he returns to the White House from playing basketball at Fort McNair in Washington on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
President Barack Obama, flanked by Defense Secretary Robert Gates, right, and Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Michael Mullen, at the Pentagon Memorial, marking the ninth anniversary of the September 11 attacks, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
Senior White House Adviser David Axelrod listens from a doorway as President Barack Obama answers questions during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Sept. 10, 2010. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)