President Barack Obama waves Friday after speaking at the Rodon Group, which manufactures more than 95 percent of the parks for the K'NEX Brands toys, in Hatfield, Pa. The visit came as the White House conitnued a week of public outreach efforts while also attempting to negotiate a deal with congressional leaders to avoid plunging off the "fiscal cliff." AP photo
House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaks to reporters Thursday on Capitol Hill. House Republicans negotiating with President Obama on avoiding the "fiscal cliff" are proposing to increase the eligibility age for Medicare and to lower cost-of-living increases in Social Security benefits. AP photo
In this Friday photo provided by CBS News, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner answers questions about averting the "fiscal cliff" on an episode of "Face the Nation" that aired Sunday. AP photo

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