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President Barack Obama sits with FBI director James Comey in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 before making a statement on Wednesday's mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2015, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Even as Obama tries to make a hard case for sentencing reform, prisoner rehabilitation and confronting racial bias in policing, he has been less clear about the death penalty. Obama has hinted that his support for capital punishment is eroding, but he has refused to discuss what he might call for. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

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President Barack Obama shakes hands with Col. John C. Millard as he walks from Marine One to board Air Force One, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md. The president is departing for a nine-day trip to Turkey, the Philippines and Malaysia for global security and economic summits. The global anxiety sparked by a series of deadly attacks in Paris by the Islamic State group has given new urgency to Obama's upcoming talks with world leaders. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks about attacks in Paris from the briefing room of the White House, on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, in Washington. Obama is calling the attacks on Paris an "outrageous attempt to terrorize innocent civilians" and vows to do whatever it takes to help bring the perpetrators to justice. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks about attacks in Paris from the briefing room of the White House, on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, in Washington. Obama is calling the attacks on Paris an "outrageous attempt to terrorize innocent civilians" and vows to do whatever it takes to help bring the perpetrators to justice. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Tim Constantine reports on the Obama administration continuing to review the Keystone XL pipeline, Hillary Clinton on raising the minimum wage, and a retooling of The Muppet Show.

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President Barack Obama speaks during a visit to the Newark campus of Rutgers University, Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) ** FILE **

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Illustration on the Obama administration's enabling of government fraud by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks about Afghanistan, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Obama announced that he will keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan when he leaves office in 2017, casting aside his promise to end the war on his watch and instead ensuring he hands the conflict off to his successor. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Barack Obama returns a salute prior to boarding Air Force One before his departure from Andrews Air Force Base, Md., on Oct. 9, 2015. Obama will keep 5,500 U.S. troops in Afghanistan when he leaves office in 2017, according to senior administration officials, casting aside his promise to end the war on his watch and instead ensuring he hands the conflict off to his successor. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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Warming up: While Barack Obama made his first run for the presidency in 2008, he was young and hungry.

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"It would be very difficult for Barack Obama to win a third term. He lost independents a long time ago. What's keeping him afloat is essentially the Democratic base. ... we shouldn't forget he lost 5 million votes from 2008 to 2012. I imagine if he ran again he might lose a couple million more," said Lara Brown, a political science professor at George Washington University. (Associated Press)

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FILE- In this Oct. 2, 2015, file photo, President Barack Obama takes questions from members of the media in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. Buried in the 1,915-page defense policy bill are major changes that could affect more than 1 million members of the military and their families. Obama has threatened to veto the legislation as part of a larger budget debate on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

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President Obama speaks at the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in El Reno, Okla., on July 16, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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President Barack Obama delivers the commencement address at Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, S.D., on May 8, 2015. Obama visited South Dakota to promote his proposal to offer two years for free community college to qualified students. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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Obama Administration Squeezes the Hillary Campaign Illustration by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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Illustration on the lasting legacy of Barack Obama by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Ukrainian troops have not received U.S. weapons, partially because of the Obama administration's concern about the Kiev government. (Associated Press)

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Illustration on Obama administration efforts to undermine Hillary Clinton's presidential bid by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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Republicans Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas and Rep. Mike Pompeo of Kansas stated in a letter to Secretary of State John F. Kerry that the Obama administration has failed to provide Congress with the text of the two side deals with Iran on its nuclear program. (Associated Press)