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STORY: U.S. President Barack Obama arrived at Andrews Air Force Base outside Washington after a flight from Hawaii on Thursday on his way back to the White House to try to restart stalled negotiations with Congress.
Obama made phone calls to congressional leaders on Wednesday from his vacation in Hawaii to try to revive the stalled talks to prevent the "fiscal cliff" scenario, which would worry world financial markets and could push the United States back into recession.
Obama returns to Washington as fiscal cliff looms (0:35)
Dec. 27 - U.S. President Barack Obama returns to Washington to attempt a last minute solution to avert the fiscal cliff. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). ( Transcript )