Lauren Rae (left) and Olivia Marlow look at the ornaments in the Grand Foyer during the first viewing of the White House 2012 holiday decorations in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. This year's theme is "Joy to All." Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A campaign volunteer wears a button as President Obama speaks at a campaign event in Maumee, Ohio. Now that the election is over, the Obama team is trying to keep supporters engaged in the president's second term. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama, with daughters Sasha and Malia, at last year's turkey pardoning ceremony. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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President Obama speaks about the economy and the deficit at the White House on Friday. He says this time around, he has proof that Americans agree with his approach. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney arrives onstage early Wednesday morning in Boston, moments before conceding defeat in the 2012 presidential election. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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