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President Barack Obama speaks during a grassroots event at Cornell College on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012., in Mount Vernon, Iowa. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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President Barack Obama speaks during a grassroots event at Cornell College on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012., in Mount Vernon, Iowa. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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A chalk-written sign on a sidewalk gives directions to President Obama's grassroots event at Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, on Oct. 17, 2012. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks Oct. 17, 2012, during a grassroots event at Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks Oct. 17, 2012, at a grassroots event at Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa. (Associated Press)

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President Barack Obama points as he speaks during a grassroots event at Cornell College on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012., in Mount Vernon, Iowa. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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President Obama speaks Oct. 17, 2012, during a grassroots event at Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa. (Associated Press)

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney makes a point Wednesday at a campaign rally in Mount Vernon, Ohio, as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie looks on. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney makes a point on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at a campaign rally in Mount Vernon, Ohio, as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie looks on. (Associated Press)

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney makes a point Wednesday at a campaign rally in Mount Vernon, Ohio, as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie looks on. (Associated Press)

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney makes a point Wednesday at a campaign rally in Mount Vernon, Ohio, as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie looks on. (Associated Press)

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Re-enactors stand by their three-pound canon as they watch daytime fireworks during a Fourth of July event at George Washington's Mount Vernon in Alexandria, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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A re-enactor portraying George Washington speaks to candidates for naturalization during a naturalization ceremony at George Washington's Mount Vernon estate in Alexandria, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Chris Moore (right) and his wife, Dina (second from right), of Austin, Texas, enjoy the view from the veranda of the mansion at George Washington's Mount Vernon estate in Alexandria, Va., on July 4, 2012 (Associated Press)

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Chris Moore (right) and his wife, Dina (second from right), of Austin, Texas, enjoy the view from the veranda of the mansion at George Washington's Mount Vernon estate in Alexandria, Va., on July 4, 2012 (Associated Press)

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George Washington's reconstructed distillery in Mount Vernon, Va. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Left to right: David Blackmore, Master Brand Ambassador for The Glenmorangie Company; Robin Naysmith, Scottish Government Counsellor, North America; Gavin Hewitt, Chief Executive of the Scotch Whisky Association, Dave Pickerell, Master Distiller of Mount Vernon; Dr. Bill Lumsden, Head of Distilling and Whisky Creation at the Glenmorangie Company; and Andy Cant, with Diageo toast together after corking their first barrel of a scotch style single malt whisky. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Three master distillers from Scotland take turns hammering a cork into a barrel of a single malt whisky made on colonial style stills at George Washington's reconstructed distillery with the help of Mount Vernon's historic distillers. The oak barrels will be aged for three years and then auctioned for charities around the world. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Steve Bashore, Manager of Historic Trades at Mount Vernon, writes down identifying information on an oak barrel of scotch style single malt whisky. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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John Campbell, Distillery Manager with Laphroaig, right, smells the scotch style single malt whisky he made with two other master distillers from Scotland, Dr. Bill Lumsden, Head of Distilling and Whisky Creation at the Glenmorangie Company, left, and Andy Cant, with Diageo, center, using colonial style stills at George Washington's reconstructed distillery with the help of Mount Vernon's historic distillers. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)