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Members of the National Governors Association (NGA) Executive Committee, from left, Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe; Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker; Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton; Chairman, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell; Utah Gov. Gary Herbert; and Vice Chair Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, leave together after speaking to members of the media outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, following their meeting with President Barack Obama regarding the fiscal cliff. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)