US President Barack Obama speaks on the 2011 budget in the Grand Foyer February 1, 2010 at the White House in Washington, DC. Obama said Monday his 2011 budget, which includes billions of dollars for job programs and mandates deficit cutting, reflected 'serious challenges' facing the United States. Looking on from left are: Council of Economic Advisors Christina Romer, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, Budget Director Peter R. Orszag, and Director of National Economic Council Larry Summer.
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