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White House press secretary Jay Carney speaks during his daily news briefing at the White House in Washington on Thursday, April 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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President Roosevelt pins the Medal of Honor on Doolittle at the White House on May 19, 1942, as his wife, Josephine Daniels Doolittle, watches. The flier also was promoted to brigadier general. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks April 11, 2012, about the so-called "Buffett rule" at the White House. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley waits for President Obama to speak in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

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President Obama and the Easter Bunny stand for the National Anthem to kick off Monday's annual Easter Egg Roll at the White House. The president shot some hoops, did push-ups and read an "all-time classic" book to some of the children. (Associated Press)

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President Obama holds a basketball with his picture on it April 9, 2012, as he shakes hands with a member of the Harlem Globetrotters during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** President Obama meets with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on April 9, 2012, in the Oval Office of the White House. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** President Obama plays basketball with former NBA player Bruce Bowen on April 9, 2012, during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. (Associated Press)

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President Obama attends the opening of the Easter Egg Roll festivities at the White House on April 9, 2012. (Associated Press)

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White House press secretary Jay Carney tries to clear up what President Obama said about health care reform and the Supreme Court during his daily news briefing at the White House on Wednesday. "You're standing up there twisting yourself in knots," one reporter said to Mr. Carney. (Associated Press)

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President Barack Obama speaks at the White House Forum on Women and the Economy, Friday, April 6, 2012, in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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President Obama speaks April 6, 2012, at the Forum on Women and the Economy at the White House. (Associated Press)

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President Obama signs the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act on April 5, 2012, in the Rose Garden of the White House. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks during the Easter prayer breakfast in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Wednesday, April 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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** FILE ** In this March 14, 2012, file photo, Warren Buffett and Astrid M. Buffett arrive at the Booksellers area of the White House in Washington for the State Dinner hosted by President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama for British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

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**FILE** Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry and his wife, Ashley, arrive March 14, 2012, at the Booksellers area of the White House for the State Dinner hosted by President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama for British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House on March 29, 2012, to urge Congress to eliminate tax breaks for oil and gas companies. (Associated Press)

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This map, released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, shows the likely effects from a 10-kiloton nuclear device set off a few blocks north of the White House. (AP Photo/FEMA)

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This map, released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is contained in a report from a study that analyzed the likely effects from terrorists setting off a 10-kiloton nuclear device a few blocks north of the White House. The map shows a summary of severe, moderate and light damage zones, and types of damage or injuries likely to be encountered by responders. (AP Photo/FEMA)

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The red carpet of the North Portico is prepared for President Obama to welcome British Prime Minister David Cameron to the White House for a state dinner earlier this month. Mr. Obama is using privileged access to one of America's greatest landmarks to reward his most generous financial supporters. (Associated Press)