President Ford holds up a WIN, or "Whip Inflation Now," enlistment form, which asks citizens to sign up as inflation fighters during his news conference in the White House Rose Garden on Oct. 9, 1974. The slogan turned out to be a dud. AP hide caption

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In this screen capture, President Obama is seen live on the White House YouTube channel answering video and text questions on Feb. 1, 2010, after last year's State of the Union. AP hide caption

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President Obama delivers his State of the Union address Jan. 27, 2010. For White House speechwriters, the address is one of the more complicated speeches they must write. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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President Obama greets Norm Eisen, the White House's ethics czar, in January 2009. Obama used a recess appointment to give Eisen, a friend from law school, the job as U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic just before Christmas. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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This photo obtained from the 2006 yearbook of Arizona's Mountain View High School shows Jared L. Loughner. A neighbor provided this photo to an Associated Press photographer outside a listed address for a Jared L. Loughner and said that this person lived at the residence. AP hide caption

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President Obama listens as newly appointed White House Chief of Staff William Daley speaks in the East Room of the White House on Thursday. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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The "don't ask, don't tell" repeal legislation that allows gays to serve openly in the military sits on a desk at the Interior Department on Dec. 22, 2010, prior to President Obama's signing it. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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During his Rally To Restore Sanity in October, comedian Jon Stewart told the crowd on the National Mall, "The press can hold its magnifying glass up to our problems." Or, he added, "they can use that magnifying glass to light ants on fire." Paul Morigi/WireImage hide caption

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On May 6, 2008, about 20 FBI agents searched the work area of Scott Bloch at the Office of Special Counsel. Bloch was removed from office at the end of the Bush administration and pleaded guilty to withholding information from Congress. After two years, the White House plans to nominate a replacement. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Troops crowd President Obama during his visit to Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan on Friday. Jim Watson/Getty Images hide caption

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In this handout image provided by the White House, President Obama (center) and Vice President Biden (across the table from Obama) meet with congressional leaders in the President's Private Dining Room on Tuesday. The White House/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama toasts with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono during a state dinner in Jakarta on Tuesday. Obama described Indonesia, his childhood home, as a nexus of 21st century challenges and opportunities. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama holds the Oval Office door for outgoing National Security Adviser James Jones (center) and Jones' replacement, Tom Donilon, on Oct. 8. Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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House Minority Leader John Boehner of Ohio (center) looks on as President Obama talks to House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Maryland. Obama has said he hopes for more bipartisanship next year, but Republicans see the coming election as a sign that Americans don't want Congress to sign on to the Obama agenda. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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President Obama hopes to convince female voters -- like those who turned out for his campaign swing in Reno, Nev., in 2008 -- to go to the polls in November. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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