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**FILE** The National Christmas Tree is pictured after it was lit by President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, daughters Malia and Sasha Obama and and mother-in-law Marian Robinson, at the Ellipse across from the White House in Washington, Thursday, Dec., 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2012 file photo, President Barack Obama arrives to speak at a campaign event at Eden Park's Seasongood Pavilion in Cincinnati, Ohio. This year, the presidential race may come down to an even narrower slice of the electorate than simply the nine states where both Obama and Romney are aggressively competing: Florida, Ohio, Virginia, Colorado, Iowa, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina and Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2012 file photo, President Barack Obama arrives to speak at a campaign event at Eden Park's Seasongood Pavilion in Cincinnati, Ohio. This year, the presidential race may come down to an even narrower slice of the electorate than simply the nine states where both Obama and Romney are aggressively competing: Florida, Ohio, Virginia, Colorado, Iowa, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina and Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

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President Barack Obama is greeted by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie upon his arrival at Atlantic City International Airport, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, in Atlantic City, N.J.. Obama traveled to the region to take an aerial tour of the Atlantic Coast in New Jersey in areas damaged by superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Marine One, carrying President Barack Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, takes an aerial tour of the Atlantic Coast in New Jersey in areas damaged by superstorm Sandy, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Doug Mills, The New York Times, Pool)

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** FILE ** President Barack Obama, accompanied by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, second from left, and others, speaks about superstorm Sandy during a visit to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Headquarters in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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President Barack Obama, accompanied by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie meets with local residents at the Brigantine Beach Community Center in Brigantine, NJ., Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Obama traveled to Atlantic Coast to see first-hand the relief efforts after Superstorm Sandy damage the Atlantic Coast. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Barack Obama listens as Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney speaks during the third presidential debate at Lynn University. (AP Photo/Pool-Rick Wilking)

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President Barack Obama speaks during a grassroots event at Cornell College on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012., in Mount Vernon, Iowa. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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President Barack Obama speaks during a grassroots event at Cornell College on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012., in Mount Vernon, Iowa. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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In her ad for President Obama, Lena Dunham, star and writer for HBO’s “Girls,” compares voting for Barack Obama in 2008 to losing your virginity. The contradictions of the ad — and of Mr. Obama’s appeal to women — were illustrated by a study that ties women’s voting decisions to their hormones. (Associated Press)

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President Barack Obama, accompanied by American Red Cross President and CEO Gail J. McGovern, gestures while speaking during the his visit to the Disaster Operation Center of the Red Cross National Headquarter to discuss superstorm Sandy, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Barack Obama, accompanied by American Red Cross President and CEO Gail J. McGovern, gestures while speaking during the his visit to the Disaster Operation Center of the Red Cross National Headquarter to discuss superstorm Sandy, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Barack Obama walks away from the podium after speaking in the White House Briefing Room in Washington, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, after returning to the White House from a campaign stop in Florida to monitor Hurricane Sandy. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Barack Obama walks away from the podium after speaking in the White House Briefing Room in Washington, Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, after returning to the White House from a campaign stop in Florida to monitor Hurricane Sandy. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2012, file photo President Barack Obama campaigns at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla. It's either candidate's race to win as Obama and Romney prepare to dig in for their second debate Tuesday night, Oct. 16, 2012, with just three weeks to go until the election and voting already well under way in many states. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

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Debris clearing begins in Hatteras at the Shipwreck Grill as the parking lot is cleared and the restaurant is open for business on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, in Bixton, Va. President Barack Obama has declared an emergency for Virginia as a result of superstorm Sandy. (AP Photo/The Virginian-Pilot, Steve Earley)

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** FILE ** In this Aug. 17, 2009 file photo, President Barack Obama poses for a picture after speaking at the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

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** FILE ** In this Aug. 17, 2009 file photo, President Barack Obama poses for a picture after speaking at the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

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President Barack Obama receiving an update on the ongoing response to Hurricane Sandy, in the Situation Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 29 2012. (AP Photo/Pete Souza, White House)