President Obama salutes as he deplanes from Air Force One upon his arrival at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Honolulu on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. The president is back in Hawaii for vacation after a tense, end-of-the-new-year standoff with Congress over the "fiscal cliff." (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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President Obama salutes as he deplanes from Air Force One upon his arrival at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Honolulu on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. The president is back in Hawaii for vacation after a tense, end-of-the-new-year standoff with Congress over the "fiscal cliff." (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)