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** FILE ** In this Sept. 8, 2011, file photo President Barack Obama speaks to a joint session of Congress at the Capitol in Washington, as Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner listen. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Obama has dinner with campaign donors and winners of the "Dinner with Barack" contest at the Liberty Tavern in the Clarendon neighborhood of Arlington, Va., on Oct. 27, 2011. From left to right: Ken Knight, U.S. postal worker from Chandler, Ariz.; Wendi Smith, artist and retired professor from Corydon, Ind.; Casey Helbling, entrepreneur from Minneapolis, Minn.; the president and Juanita Martinez, retired teacher from Brighton, Colo. (Associated Press)

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President Obama answers questions about the European debt deal as he meets with Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas on Oct. 27, 2011, at the White House. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks about managing student debt during an event at the University of Colorado at Denver on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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President Obama walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011, as he returns from a three-day trip to Nevada, California and Colorado. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Obama speaks to students and faculty at the Auraria Events Center at the University of Colorado at Denver on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

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President Barack Obama arrives at Los Angeles International Airport to board Air Force One in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011, to head to a fundraiser in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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President Obama talks with his host between segments of an interview Tuesday on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno." Mr. Obama said he isn't paying very close attention to the GOP primary debates yet. He also addressed the recent killing for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and the NBA lockout. (Associated Press)

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President Obama is greeted at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. An initiative he announced Monday is at least the 10th housing-relief program that the administration has introduced in the past three years. Nevada is the state hit hardest by foreclosures. (Associated Press)

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Jay Leno will play host to President Obama on NBC's "Tonight Show" Tuesday night. (Associated Press)

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Stephen Cloobeck (left) of the Board of Directors for Corporation for Travel Promotion looks back at President Obama as he is introduced at a fundraiser at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas on Oct. 24, 2011. (Associated Press)

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President Obama greets people after arriving at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas on Oct. 24, 2011. (Associated Press)

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President Obama waves as he boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., on Oct. 24, 2011. (Associated Press)

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Audience members in El Paso, Texas, listen to President Obama speak about immigration reform in May. Mr. Obama heads out West again for three days on Monday. He will stop first in Las Vegas with a pitch to prod Congress to enact his jobs legislation. (Associated Press)

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President Barack Obama speaks in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, where he declared an end to the Iraq war, one of the longest and most divisive conflicts in U.S. history, announcing that all U.S. troops would be withdrawn from the country by year's end. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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President Obama speaks at the White House on Oct. 21, 2011. He declared an end to the Iraq war and that all U.S. troops would be withdrawn from the country by year's end. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks at the White House on Oct. 21, 2011. He declared an end to the Iraq war and that all U.S. troops would be withdrawn from the country by year's end. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks at the White House on Oct 21, 2011, addressing the status of U.S. forces in Iraq. (Associated Press)

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President Obama is applauded at the White House on Oct. 21, 2011, after signing the Colombian Free Trade Agreement. From left: Labor Secretary Hilda Solis; Boeing CEO Jim McNerney; U.S. trade representative Ron Kirk; Rep. Dave Camp, Michigan Republican; Xerox CEO Ursula Burns; Rep. Greg Meeks, New York Democrat; Ernst and Young CEO James Turley and Rep. David Dreier, California Republican. (Associated Press)