President Obama's speech in Las Vegas on Tuesday on the country's immigration system was as notable for what was said as for what wasn't. Isaac Brekken/AP hide caption

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President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner at the White House on Nov. 16. Administration officials say the two men met Sunday to discuss the "fiscal cliff." Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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President Obama shakes hands with with Afghan President Hamid Karzai during their meeting at the NATO Summit in Chicago on Sunday. The summit, which continues Monday, is focusing heavily on Afghanistan's future. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Weekends on All Things Considered host Guy Raz talks with guests about the past, present and future of NATO.

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Can Congress Really Compromise On Extending The Payroll Tax Cut?

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