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President Obama smiles as he welcomes South Korean President Lee Myung-bak during a rainy state arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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President Obama greets South Korean President Lee Myung-bak during a state arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Obama welcomes South Korean President Lee Myung-bak during a state arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Obama welcomes South Korean President Lee Myung-bak during a state arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Obama speaks Oct. 12, 2011, at the White House Forum on American Latino Heritage at the Interior Department in Washington. (Associated Press)

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Sen. Ben Nelson, Nebraska Democrat, arrives Tuesday at the Capitol for the vote on President Obama's jobs bill, which failed in the Democrat-controlled Senate. Nelson said he would not support the president on the bill. (Associated Press)

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President Obama is applauded as he arrives at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local No. 5 Training Center in Pittsburgh on Oct. 11, 2011. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** In this April 20, 2011, file photo, President Barack Obama, accompanied by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, speaks during a town hall meeting to discuss reducing the national debt at Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Country crooner Hank Williams, Jr. is now selling "Hank Williams for President" T-shirts to answer critics upset after the singer compared President Obama to Hitler. (hankjr.com)

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Country crooner Hank Williams, Jr. is now selling "Hank Williams for President" T-shirts to answer critics upset after the singer compared President Obama to Hitler. (HankJr.com)

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Along with a new protest tune, country crooner Hank Williams, Jr. is now selling "Hank Williams for President" t-shirts to answer critics upset after the singer compared President Obama to Hitler. (Image from HankJr.com)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia (left) and House Speaker John A. Boehner of Ohio (right) have written to President Obama, asking him to kill the Federal Motor Carrier Administration's new trucking guidelines that would reduce driving hours.

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President Obama speaks during a news conference at the White House on Oct. 6, 2011. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks during a news conference at the White House on Oct. 6, 2011. (Associated Press)

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President Obama gestures during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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President Barack Obama gestures during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan of New York said that President Obama has not responded to a letter he wrote about the Catholic Church's concerns. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, arrives for a news conference on Capitol Hill on Oct. 5, 2011, to discuss President Obama's jobs bill. (Associated Press)

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President Obama, while speaking at Eastfield College in Mesquite College, Texas, entreats Congress to pass the American Jobs Act. "Right now, he won't even let this jobs bill have a vote," the president said of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Virginia Republican. (Associated Press)

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PUSHING FOR A VOTE: President Obama says he will personally appeal to congressional leaders in coming days to set a vote on his American Jobs Act. (Associated Press)