Why can't Washington compromise? They're too human - Article Photos 6/6

FILE – In this Dec. 13, 2012 file photo House Speaker John Boehner accuses President Barack Obama of not being serious about cutting government spending during a Capitol Hill news conference in Washington. Boehner is insisting that Obama wants far more in tax increases than spending reductions and appears willing to walk the economy "right up to the fiscal cliff." Lawmakers and the president on the brink of yet another compromise-or-else deadline Friday, March 1, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)