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President Barack Obama, flanked by Vice President John Biden and House Speaker John Boehner smiles as he gives his State of the Union address during a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, Pool)

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From left, Attorney General Eric Holder, outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Secretary of State John Kerry applaud during President Barack Obama's State of the Union address during a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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President Barack Obama gestures as he gives his State of the Union address during a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, Pool)

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President Barack Obama gives his State of the Union address during a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, Pool)

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President Barack Obama gestures as he gives his State of the Union address during a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday Feb. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, Pool)

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President Barack Obama laughs during the beginning of the Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner, Friday, June 19, 2009, in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

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David Plouffe, Mr. Obama's former campaign manager, works for AKPD Message and Media, an ad firm that's part of a $24 million Obamacare public relations drive. (Associated Press)

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President Obama and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat, want to repair their injured party after devastating congressional election losses but have diverging mandates at a critical time. (Associated Press)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE This May 10, 2007, file photo shows David Plouffe, who led President Barack Obama's winning campaign in the 2008 presidential race, in Obama's Chicago campaign headquarters. Plouffe will play a larger role in advising the president in this vital midterm election year; his primary job will be to devise, coordinate and analyze strategies for the 2010 House, Senate and governor's races, according to an Obama administration official.

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President Barack Obama waves as he exits Air Force One upon his arrival at McCarran International Airport Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 in Las Vegas. (Associated Press)

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President Barack Obama speaks Thursday during the Organizing for America National Health Care Forum in Washington. (Associated Press)

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President Barack Obama speaks Thursday during the Organizing for America National Health Care Forum in Washington. (Associated Press)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS On Aug. 12, 2008, Barack Obama walked the beach with daughters Malia (left) and Sasha during a vacation in Kailua, Hawaii. The community is full of excitement over the family's return.

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** FILE ** Singer Stevie Wonder performs Nov. 4, 2012, at the Fifth Third Arena on the University of Cincinnati campus in Cincinnati before President Obama speaks at a campaign event. (Associated Press)

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Former House Whip and new White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emmanuel gives the thumbs up to House Democrats before the arrival of President-elect Barack Obama at the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., to be sworn in as the 44th President of the United States, Tuesday, January 20, 2009. (J.M. Eddins Jr. / The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter, center, flanked by Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence President Dan Gross, left, and New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, speaks outside the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, following President Barack Obama's proposal to reduce gun violence. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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** FILE ** Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter, center, flanked by Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence President Dan Gross, left, and New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, speaks outside the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, following President Barack Obama's proposal to reduce gun violence. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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** FILE ** President Barack Obama speaks about negotiations regarding the fiscal cliff as he takes questions from reporters, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Barack Obama is sworn in for his second term on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building at the 57th Presidential Inauguration Ceremony, Washington, D.C., Monday, January 21, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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President Barack Obama is sworn in for his second term on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building at the 57th Presidential Inauguration Ceremony, Washington, D.C., Monday, January 21, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)