President Obama Listens To Secretary Duncan

President Barack Obama listens to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan during a meeting in Vice President Joe Biden's West Wing office at the White House, Dec. 17, 2012. The President dropped by the Vice President's meeting to discuss the Administration’s effort to develop policy proposals in response to the tragedy in Newtown, Conn. Pictured, clockwise from the President, are: the Vice President; Attorney General Eric Holder; Margaret Richardson, Counselor to the Attorney General for Executive Branch Relations; Sarah Bianchi, Director of Economic and Domestic Policy for the Vice President; and Eric Waldo, Deputy Chief of Staff for Sec. Duncan. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)