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"I think the first lady was proud to stand with the country's largest retailer," White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said Thursday. (Associated Press)

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President Barack Obama speaks before offering a toast as he and first lady Michelle Obama, not seen, host China's President Hu Jintao for a State Dinner, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama greet China's President Hu Jintao at the Grand Staircase as they arrive for a state dinner at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama welcome China's President Hu Jintao to the North Portico of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, for the State Dinner. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama greet China's President Hu Jintao upon his arrival at the North Portico of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama pose with China's President Hu Jintao at the North Portico of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan arrives at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, for a state dinner in honor of China's President Hu Jintao. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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President Barack Obama speaks before he offers a toast as he and first lady Michelle Obama host China's President Hu Jintao State Dinner, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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China's President Hu Jintao speaks before offering a toast during a State Dinner hosted by President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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** File ** President Obama offers a toast at a State dinner on Jan. 19, 2011, at the White House. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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President Barack Obama and China's President Hu Jintao, both standing, and first lady Michelle Obama toast during a State Dinner, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Musician Herbie Hancock arrives in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, to perform for President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, China's President Hu Jintao, and guests during a State Visit. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Musician Herbie Hancock performs at the piano at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, for President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, China's President Hu Jintao, and guests, during a State Visit. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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President Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao toast during a state dinner Wednesday night at the White House. The Chinese leader will travel later this week to Mr. Obama's hometown of Chicago. (Associated Press)

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President Barack Obama listens to China's President Hu Jintao during their joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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President Obama makes opening remarks during joint press conference with China's President Hu Jintao, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Obama looks on as Chinese President Hu Jintao speaks during their joint news conference on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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President Barack Obama makes opening remarks during joint news conference with China's President Hu Jintao, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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**FILE** President Obama looks on as Chinese President Hu Jintao speaks during a Jan. 19 news conference in the East Room of the White House. (Associated Press)

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President Barack Obama and China's President Hu Jintao take part in a joint news conference, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)