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ASSOCIATED PRESS President Obama waves from Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., on Wednesday before departing for his Christmas vacation in Hawaii.

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President Barack Obama, left, shakes hands with Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., right, after signing the $858 billion tax deal into law in a ceremony in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex, Friday, Dec. 17, 2010 in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Then-Sen. Barack Obama walks the beach with daughters Malia (left) and Sasha during a vacation in Kailua, Hawaii, Aug. 12, 2008. The community is full of excitement over the family's return. (Associated Press)

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Conservative actor Jon Voight is an outspoken critic of President Obama's New START treaty. (AP Photo)

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BLOOMBERG "This compromise was to help people who were drowning," said Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., defending the compromise President Obama made with congressional Republicans to extend Bush-era tax cuts. The bill also included an extension of unemployment benefits to millions of Americans.

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** FILE ** President Obama (left) and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev sign the New START nuclear pact at the Prague Castle in Prague on April 8, 2010. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

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President Obama, left, shakes hands with Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, right, after signing the $858 billion tax deal into law in a ceremony in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex, Friday, Dec. 17, 2010 in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Barack Obama updates the status of the tax-cut deal struck with congressional Republicans, at the White House in Washington, Monday, Dec. 13, 2010. The legislation would avert a Jan. 1 increase in income taxes for nearly all Americans, including middle and high earners. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Associated Press President Obama discusses the Afghanistan-Pakistan annual review Thursday as (from left) Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Marine Gen. James Cartwright look on.

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Associated Press POWWOW: President Obama greets guests after speaking Thursday at the White House Tribal Nations Conference at the Interior Department.

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Associated Press World War II-era Navajo Code Talkers listen to President Obama speak Thursday at the White House Tribal Nations Conference, which was attended by representatives of the nation's 565 recognized American Indian tribes.

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** FILE ** President Obama (center), accompanied by (from left) Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Marine Gen. James Cartwright, speaks about the Afghanistan-Pakistan annual review on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010, at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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President Obama walks out the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, and across Pennsylvania Ave., to the Blair House, for a scheduled working meeting with business leaders. (AP Photo)

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President Obama makes a statement to reporters in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, before meeting with CEOs of some of the nation's leading companies. (AP Photo)

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Virginia Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II has assumed a high profile in leading a legal challenge of the constitutionality of President Obama's health care law. (Associated Press)

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President Obama is congratulated by third-grader Luis Avilar-Turcios, 8, after signing the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 at Harriet Tubman Elementary School in the District. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, Connecticut Democrat (left), and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat (second from left), also attended. (Associated Press)

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President Barack Obama with his family, from left, Sasha Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, obscured and Malia Obama, greet performers and Andrea Bocelli, right, during the Annual Christmas in Washington presentation at the National Building Museum in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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The first family, from left, Sasha Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, President Barack Obama, and Malia Obama, applaud during the Annual Christmas in Washington presentation, at the National Building Museum in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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The first family, from third from left, President Barack Obama, Malia Obama, Sasha Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, the first lady's mother, Marian Robinson watch the Annual Christmas in Washington presentation at the National Building Museum in Washington, Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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President Barack Obama, front left, assists children dressed like elves he and his family, from back left, Malia Obama, Sasha Obama, obscured, first lady Michelle Obama, and the first lady's mother Marian Robinson, attend the taping of the Annual 2010 Christmas in Washington at the National Building Museum in Washington Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)