The Power 20
President of the United States
Because of the looming fiscal cliff, rarely has the outlook for advisers and their clients depended so heavily on the country's chief executive. The fiscal cliff is looming, but Mr. Obama, 51, has said that the 'Grand Bargain' must include tax rate hikes for individuals making more than $200,000 a year.
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