• News that economy contracted late last year could slow president's aggressive push on gun control, immigration.

     In this Jan. 29, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks in Las Vegas.
    LAST UPDATE : Jan 31, 2013, 1:26 PM EST
  • President Barack Obama waves as he exits Air Force One upon his arrival at McCarran International Airport Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013

    Used campaign-style appearance in heavily Latino Southwest to tout the Senate's latest bipartisan outline, insist a deal is reachable soon.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 30, 2013, 5:54 PM EST