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West Wing Week: 2/17/12 or "Go Big!"

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Welcome to West Wing Week, your guide to everything that's happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

This week, the President made a major announcement on preventive care, unveiled next year's budget, pushed Congress to extend the payroll tax cut, awarded the National Medals of Arts & Humanities, met with China's Vice President Xi, and traveled west to Wisconsin and California and the First Lady hit the road to promote her Let’s Move! Initiative.