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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, accompanied Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., left, greets President Barack Obama upon his arrival on Air Force One, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., where the president was expected to speak to troops. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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President Barack Obama accepts a signed basketball from Miami Heat forward LeBron James as he welcomes the the NBA basketball champion Miami Heat, to the East Room of the White House, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) **FILE**

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National Edition News cover for December 12, 2014 - Obama budget battle preview of last 2 years: President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks about the Senior Executive Service, composed of the senior leadership of the Federal workforce, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, in Washington. Obama is launching a leadership program for future government career executives with a goal of giving potential managers multi-agency experiences and breaking out of a tradition of promoting senior bureaucrats from within their own agencies. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Illustration on media protection of the Obama administration by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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FILE - In this May 14, 2014 file photo, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, then-President Barack Obama’s nominee to become secretary of Health and Human Services testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Doctors caring for low-income patients are facing a steep fee cut next year as a temporary program in President Barack Obama’s health care law expires. That could reduce patients’ access just when millions of new people are gaining Medicaid coverage. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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Michelle Obama, wife of U.S. President Barack Obama, left, walks with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at the reception at Buckingham Palace in London Wednesday, April 1, 2009. (AP Photo/Daniel Hambury, pool)

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Ashton Carter, President Obama's nominee for defense secretary, is expected to cruise through his confirmation hearings, though the GOP is preparing to hit at the president's security policy and lack of vision. (Associated press)

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Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., left, greets comedian Chris Rock, right, after Rock introduced Obama at The Apollo Theater in the Harlem section of New York, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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Illustration on comparisons between Barack Obama and Woodrow Wilson by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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In this Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, photo, President Barack Obama listens in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington as Ashton Carter speaks during the announcement of Carter for defense secretary. The White House says President Barack Obama is getting some medical tests at a military hospital just outside Washington after complaining of a sore throat. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2014 file photo, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., right, listens as President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with Congressional leaders in the Old Family Dining Room of the White House in Washington. In speeches, negotiations, and congressional hearings, several key Democrats are disregarding the White House in ways large and small. The White House has responded with an extraordinary veto threat and a round of Obama calls to Democrats urging them to stand up against their own leadership. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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President Barack Obama greets Santa on stage during the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony at the Ellipse near the White House in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Marines hold umbrellas as President Barack Obama and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan participate in a joint news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Barack Obama walks with Gen. Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on the South Lawn of the White House upon returning from the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., Aug. 6, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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Victims of the Fort Hood shooting will soon be eligible to receive the Purple Heart, with Congress pushing ahead with a policy change that would officially recognize domestic terrorism as an issue, rather than the "workplace violence" designation the Obama administration had used. (Associated Press)

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President Barack Obama listens to a question while meeting with leading CEOs to discuss ways to promote the economy and create jobs during his last two years in office, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, at the Business Roundtable Headquarters in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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President Barack Obama talks with Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson in the Cabinet Room of the White House, July 25, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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President Barack Obama speaks to leading CEOs to discuss ways to promote the economy and create jobs during his last two years in office, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, at the Business Roundtable Headquarters in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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President Barack Obama, right, speaks during his meeting with elected officials, law enforcement officials and community and faith leaders in the Old Executive Office Building on the White House Complex in Washington, Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. Obama said that in the wake of the shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old man in Ferguson, Missouri, he wants to make sure to build better trust between police and the communities they serve. Also at the meeting are New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, left, and Charles Ramsey, center, Commissioner of the Philadelphia Police Dept. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) **FILE**

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President Barack Obama listens as Dr. Nancy Sullivan, Senior Investigator; Chief, Biodefense Research Section, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, during a NIH tour of the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, in Bethesda, Md. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)