President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks in the East Room of the White House, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Washington, about helping the long-term unemployed. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Photo by: Carolyn Kaster

President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks in the East Room of the White House, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Washington, about helping the long-term unemployed. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)