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On the day of his State of the Union address, President Obama walks Jan. 24, 2012, from the Oval Office along the Colonnade of the White House. (Associated Press)

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Members of the Stanley Cup champion Bruins meet with President Obama in the White House on Monday. Boston plays at Washington on Tuesday night. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** President Obama sits with White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley while meeting with the Council on Jobs and Competitiveness on Jan. 17, 2012, in the State Dining Room of the White House. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Jeff Zients, deputy director for the Office of Management and Budget, briefs reporters March 2, 2011, at the White House. (Associated Press)

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White House press secretary Jay Carney gives his daily briefing on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

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White House Press Secretary Jay Carney speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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President Obama delivers remarks on government reform on Friday, Jan. 13, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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White House spokesman Jay Carney speaks Jan. 12, 2012, during the daily briefing at the White House. (Associated Press)

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Actress Angelina Jolie is seen in the Oval Office of the White House on Jan. 11, 2012, during a meeting with President Obama. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** President Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, during a forum on jobs. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Obama, accompanied by leaders from the private sector and the government, speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, to encourage companies to insource and invest in America. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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President Barack Obama is presented with a Dallas Mavericks team basketball jersey from Dirk Nowitzki as he honored the 2011 NBA basketball champions Dallas Mavericks, Monday, Jan., 9, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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White House Press Secretary Jay Carney speaks during his daily briefing, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (left) gets the endorsement of Sen. John McCain in his White House bid during a town-hall meeting in Manchester, N.H., on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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President William Howard Taft was the heaviest of American presidents and had a 54-inch waist, but he was elected in 1908 and subsequently installed an extra-large bathtub in the White House to little fanfare. More than a century later, can a heavy-set candidate win?

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**FILE** President Obama speaks Dec. 20, 2011, in the White House. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Demonstrators outside the White House march in November with a replica of a pipeline during a protest of the planned Keystone XL pipeline that would bring tar sands oil from Canada to Texas. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper (left) listens as President Obama speaks following a meeting at the White House in Washington on Dec. 7, 2011. President Obama warned congressional Republicans that he would reject any effort to tie extraneous issues to an extension of the payroll tax cut, including the approval of an oil pipeline between the U.S. and Canada. (Associated Press/The Canadian Press)

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**FILE** President Obama leaves a news conference at the White House on Dec. 8, 2011. (Associated Press)

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In this image released by the White House, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, along with with members of the national security team, receive an update on the mission against Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room of the White House, Sunday, May 1, 2011. (AP Photo/The White House, Pete Souza)