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An honor guard stands at attention before a state arrival ceremony for Chinese President Hu Jintao, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Barack Obama shakes hands with China's President Hu Jintao during a state arrival ceremony, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Obama and China's President Hu Jintao, during a state arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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An honor guard stands at attention before a state arrival ceremony for Chinese President Hu Jintao, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Human rights activists, wearing orange prison garb and black hoods to represent the prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, stand on Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House on Friday to protest that the detention center has not been closed by President Obama. (Associated Press)

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Human rights activists, wearing orange prison garb and black hoods to represent the prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, stand on Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House on Friday to protest that the detention center has not been closed down by President Obama. (Associated Press)

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President Obama meets with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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President Obama speaks in the Oval Office of the White House on Monday. (Associated Press)

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President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama depart after joining government employees on the South Lawn of the White House to observe a moment of silence for victims of shooting rampage in Arizona. (Associated Press)

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John Fawcett, a neighbor, looks at a charred garage Monday in Southeast Washington where Ashley Turton, the wife of a White House adviser Dan Turton, was found dead inside a burning car. (Associated Press)

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Debris fills a garage in Southeast Washington where lobbyist Ashley Turton, the wife of White House adviser Dan Turton, was found dead inside a burning car on Monday, Jan. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama join government employees on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington on Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, to observe a moment of silence for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the other victims of an assassination attempt against her. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are joined by government employees on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, to observe a moment of silence for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and the other victims of an assassination attempt against her. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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President Obama applauds as William Daley, a former commerce secretary and his new White House chief of staff, delivers a statement in the East Room of the White House on Thursday. (Associated Press)

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President Obama listens as William Daley, the new White House chief of staff, makes a statement in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) ** FILE **

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White House press secretary Robert Gibbs, who joined President Obama's staff when Mr. Obama was running for the U.S. Senate, announces Wednesday that he will join other high-ranking staffers leaving the presidential staff. (Associated Press)

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White House press secretary Robert Gibbs gestures during the daily briefing at the White House on Monday, Dec. 20, 2010 in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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President Barack Obama, followed by, from second from left, Gen. David Petraeus, Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Vice President Joe Biden, and Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Michael Mullen, walks to the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 23, 2010, to announce that Petraeus would replace Gen. Stanley McChrystal. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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** FILE ** Dan Choi (center) falls as he is arrested for handcuffing himself to the fence outside the White House in Washington during a protest against the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy on Nov. 15, 2010. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

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**FILE** In this photo from Feb. 1, President Obama makes a statement in the Grand Foyer of the White House. From left: Council of Economic Council Chair Christina Romer; Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner; the president; Budget Director Peter Orszag and chief economic adviser Lawrence Summers. (Associated Press)