President Barack Obama Works On His Remarks

President Barack Obama works on his remarks in the Outer Oval Office before making a statement to the press regarding the Senate's vote on the Budget Control Act of 2011, Aug. 2, 2011. Pictured, from left, are: Director of Communications Dan Pfeiffer; Press Secretary Jay Carney; Jon Lovett, Associate Director of Speechwriting; and Senior Advisor David Plouffe. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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