President Obama boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., on Tuesday. Obama was headed to California for a fundraiser for Sen. Barbara Boxer. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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President Obama, pictured last week at a signing ceremony at the Department of Interior, said in his January State of the Union address that the government "faces a deficit of trust" that has been growing for years. A new Pew poll supports his contention. Shawn Thew-Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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