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President Obama, flanked by Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, left, National Incident Commander Adm. Thad Allen, right, makes a statement on Pensacola Beach, Fla., Tuesday, June 15, 2010, as they visited the Gulf Coast region affected by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Obama greets military personnel at Naval Air Station Pensacola's Naval Air Technical Training Center in Pensacola, Fla., Tuesday, June 15, 2010, after his visit to the Gulf Coast region affected by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Obama speaks to military personnel at Naval Air Station Pensacola's Naval Air Technical Training Center in Pensacola, Fla., Tuesday, June 15, 2010, after his visit to the Gulf Coast region affected by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Obama speaks to military personnel at Naval Air Station Pensacola's Naval Air Technical Training Center in Pensacola, Fla., Tuesday, June 15, 2010, after his visit to the Gulf Coast region affected by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Obama speaks to military personnel at Naval Air Station Pensacola's Naval Air Technical Training Center in Pensacola, Fla., Tuesday, June 15, 2010, after his visit to the Gulf Coast region affected by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Obama speaks to military personnel at Naval Air Station Pensacola's Naval Air Technical Training Center in Pensacola, Fla., Tuesday, June 15, 2010, after his visit to the Gulf Coast region affected by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Obama meets with Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour regarding the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Monday, June 14, 2010, at the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Gulfport, Miss. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Obama talks about the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Monday, June 14, 2010, at the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Gulfport, Miss. At the far end of the table are (from left) Carol M. Browner, White House climate and energy adviser; U.S. Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen, the national incident commander; Mr. Obama; Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour; Mr. Barbour's wife, Marsha; and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Obama speaks at Solyndra Inc. in Fremont, Calif., on Wednesday, after touring the facility that manufactures solar panels. He will speak to reporters on Thursday. (Associated Press)

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Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard holds a news conference in Phoenix to announce that he has been informed the Obama administration will send 1,200 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Carol M. Browner, former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, has been President Obama's adviser for energy and climate change. White House officials on Monday confirmed she will leave that post. (AP Photo, File)

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**FILE** President Obama signs a presidential memorandum outlining the next steps for cleaner and more efficient vehicles on May 21, 2010, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. From left: Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, White House energy czar Carol Browner, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, Navistar Chief Executive Officer Daniel Ustian, Waste Management driver Anthony Dunkley and Daimler Trucks North America Chief Executive Officer Martin Daum. (Associated Press)

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President Barack Obama, with first lady Michelle Obama, enters City Hall in Oslo, Norway to claim his Nobel Peace Prize in 2009. (AP Photo/John McConnico)

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** FILE ** In this April 16, 2008, photo, Janet L. Yellen, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, speaks about foreclosures to the Bay Area Council Outlook Conference in Alameda, Calif. President Obama on Thursday, April 29, 2010, named Ms. Yellen to be vice chairwoman of the Federal Reserve and filled two other vacancies at the central bank whose decisions influence economic activity, employment and inflation. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

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**FILE** In this photo from May 1, 2010, President Obama talks with Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm during the University of Michigan commencement ceremony in Ann Arbor, Mich. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** President Obama delivers remarks on securing the nation's cyber infrastructure on Friday, May 29, 2009, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

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President Barack Obama acknowledges the applause of the crowd as he arrives Sunday for commencement ceremonies at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** David Plouffe, who led President Barack Obama's winning campaign, stands in the 2008 presidential race, in Obama's Chicago campaign headquarters, May 10, 2007. (Associated Press)

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**FILE ** U.S. President Barack Obama is introduced by first lady Michelle Obama before he makes a presentation in support of Chicago as the host city for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, Friday, Oct. 2, 2009. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, Pool)

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**FILE** President Barack Obama holds a personalized Los Angeles Lakers team jersey presented to him by Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (left) as he honored the 2009 NBA champions Lakers in the East Room of the White House on Jan. 25, 2010. (Associated Press)