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This photo provided by the White House shows President Barack Obama discussing the START treaty, during a phone call with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, Friday, March 26, 2010, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pete Souza, White House )

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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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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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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, left, greets U.S. President Barack Obama upon his arrival at Qubba palace in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, June 4, 2009. President Obama is due to address the Muslim world in a speech during his visit to Egypt. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks after signing the new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) at the Prague Castle in Prague on April 8, 2010. UPI Photo/Alex Natin.

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President Barack Obama points to the crowd before signing the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria Tuesday, March 30, 2010. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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** FILE ** The Obama administration has called Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab's failed plan to blow up a Dec. 25 flight "an attempted act of terrorism." (AP Photo)

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Next year, the fast-food giants and other restaurant chains will have to supply calorie counts on menus and drive-through signs, thanks to a provision in President Obama's health care reform legislation that even affects vending-machine manufacturers. (*FILE PHOTO*/Associated Press photograph)

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**FILE** President Obama stands at attention with Chinese President Hu Jintao at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 17, 2009. (Associated Press)

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Construction employees work on an overpass over Highway 71 near the southwestern Missouri city of Lamar in 2009. The project was part of President Obama's stimulus package. (Associated Press File)

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** FILE ** The closing of the detention facility at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, was one of President Obama's chief campaign pledges. (AP Photo)

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**FILE** President Obama signs the $787 billion economic stimulus bill in Denver in February 2009 as Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. looks on. (Associated Press)

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LANGLEY, VA - APRIL 20: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Barack Obama makes remarks to Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employees at the George Bush Center for Intelligence (CIA Headquarters) on April 20, 2009 in Langley, Virginia. In his first visit to the headquarters Obama defended his decision to release memos from Justice Department lawyers that authorized the CIA to use controversial interrogation tactics on suspected terrorists and told agency employees that they will have his full support. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

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**FILE** Inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States on Jan. 20, 2009. (J.M. Eddins Jr., The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the economy, Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at Georgetown University in Washington. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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** FILE ** President Barack Obama just got back from his first trip to Europe since taking office. (Getty Images)

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ONE IN A CROWD: President Obama — with Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal, Silvio Berlusconi of Italy, Hu Jintao of China and Dmitry Medvedev of Russia — backs global financial restructuring. (Getty Images)

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** FILE ** President Barack Obama is applauded by members of Congress, and others, after signing an Executive Order on stem cells and a Presidential Memorandum on scientific integrity, Monday, March 9, 2009, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

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**FILE** Barack Obama is sworn in as the 44th president of the United States of America by Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts Jr. at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan. 20, 2009. (J.M. Eddins Jr./The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** Then President-elect Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, leave St. John's Church on Tuesday morning, Jan. 20, 2009. Following the service at St. John's, the Obamas went to the White House to meet with President Bush and his wife before heading to the U.S. Capitol for the inauguration.