WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 14: (AFP-OUT) U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attend the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s 34th Annual Awards Gala at the Washington Convention Center on September 14, 2011 in Washington, DC. Obama spoke about the $447 billion package of tax cuts as well as public spending and new jobs plan. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)