No Holiday Photo for Speaker and President as Fiscal Cliff Stand-off Continues

As the fiscal cliff stand-off heats up, are things getting especially frosty between the president and the Speaker?

Neither President Obama nor House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, is said to think much of the deficit reduction proposal the other put on the table.

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Boehner came to the White House past night for President Obama's annual holiday party for members of Congress, but the Speaker didn't pose for a photograph with the president as he has in the past and as other members of Congress did last night.

So; no moment of comity and holiday cheer. No shake of hands and warm chit-chat. No friendly greeting and moment where each pledged to work with the other to resolve this dilemma.

Bah, humbug?

-Jake Tapper