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<p>U.S. President Barack Obama smiles during his election night victory speech in Chicago, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque  </p>

U.S. President Barack Obama smiles during his election night victory speech in Chicago, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Barack Obama smiles during his election night victory speech in Chicago, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>A combination photographs shows U.S. President Barack Obama applauding the crowd gathered during his election night victory rally in Chicago, and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney deliverinig his concession speech in Boston, Massachusetts, respectively, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed (obama), Mike Segar (Romney) </p>

A combination photographs shows U.S. President Barack Obama applauding the crowd gathered during his election night victory rally in Chicago, and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney deliverinig his concession speech in Boston, Massachusetts,...more

A combination photographs shows U.S. President Barack Obama applauding the crowd gathered during his election night victory rally in Chicago, and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney deliverinig his concession speech in Boston, Massachusetts, respectively, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed (obama), Mike Segar (Romney)

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<p>U.S. President Barack Obama speaks after winning the U.S. presidential election, in Chicago, Illinois, REUTERS/John Gress </p>

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks after winning the U.S. presidential election, in Chicago, Illinois, REUTERS/John Gress

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks after winning the U.S. presidential election, in Chicago, Illinois, REUTERS/John Gress

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<p>U.S. President Barack Obama's supporters celebrate after Obama won the U.S. presidential election, in Chicago, Illinois, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed </p>

U.S. President Barack Obama's supporters celebrate after Obama won the U.S. presidential election, in Chicago, Illinois, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama's supporters celebrate after Obama won the U.S. presidential election, in Chicago, Illinois, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>U.S. President Barack Obama embraces first lady Michelle Obama at his election night victory rally in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque </p>

U.S. President Barack Obama embraces first lady Michelle Obama at his election night victory rally in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Barack Obama embraces first lady Michelle Obama at his election night victory rally in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>Sarah Hussein Obama, grandmother to U.S. President Barack Obama, laughs as she addresses a news conference as she celebrates his re-election in his ancestral home village of Nyangoma Kogelo, 430 km (367 miles) west of Kenya's capital Nairobi, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya </p>

Sarah Hussein Obama, grandmother to U.S. President Barack Obama, laughs as she addresses a news conference as she celebrates his re-election in his ancestral home village of Nyangoma Kogelo, 430 km (367 miles) west of Kenya's capital Nairobi,...more

Sarah Hussein Obama, grandmother to U.S. President Barack Obama, laughs as she addresses a news conference as she celebrates his re-election in his ancestral home village of Nyangoma Kogelo, 430 km (367 miles) west of Kenya's capital Nairobi, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

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<p>U.S. President Barack Obama waves to the crowd during his election night victory rally in Chicago, November 7, 2012. (L-R) First lady Michelle Obama, daughters Sasha and Malia look on. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque </p>

U.S. President Barack Obama waves to the crowd during his election night victory rally in Chicago, November 7, 2012. (L-R) First lady Michelle Obama, daughters Sasha and Malia look on. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. President Barack Obama waves to the crowd during his election night victory rally in Chicago, November 7, 2012. (L-R) First lady Michelle Obama, daughters Sasha and Malia look on. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>U.S. President Barack Obama hugs his daughters Malia (R) and Sasha (2L) as First lady Michelle Obama looks on during his election night victory rally in Chicago, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing </p>

U.S. President Barack Obama hugs his daughters Malia (R) and Sasha (2L) as First lady Michelle Obama looks on during his election night victory rally in Chicago, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. President Barack Obama hugs his daughters Malia (R) and Sasha (2L) as First lady Michelle Obama looks on during his election night victory rally in Chicago, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

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<p>U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney waves with his wife Ann (2nd L) alongside Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan (R) and his wife Janna after Romney delivered his concession speech after losing the election to U.S. President Barack Obama, during his election night rally in Boston, Massachusetts November 7, 2012 REUTERS/Brian Snyder </p>

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney waves with his wife Ann (2nd L) alongside Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan (R) and his wife Janna after Romney delivered his concession speech after losing the election to U.S. President...more

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney waves with his wife Ann (2nd L) alongside Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan (R) and his wife Janna after Romney delivered his concession speech after losing the election to U.S. President Barack Obama, during his election night rally in Boston, Massachusetts November 7, 2012 REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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<p>With tears in her eyes, Mitt Romney supporter Kari Malkovich watches a TV screen as the Republican presidential nominee concedes the election to U.S. President Barack Obama at the Republican headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/George Frey </p>

With tears in her eyes, Mitt Romney supporter Kari Malkovich watches a TV screen as the Republican presidential nominee concedes the election to U.S. President Barack Obama at the Republican headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah, November 6, 2012....more

With tears in her eyes, Mitt Romney supporter Kari Malkovich watches a TV screen as the Republican presidential nominee concedes the election to U.S. President Barack Obama at the Republican headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/George Frey

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<p>U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney gives his concession speech after losing the election to U.S. President Barack Obama during his election night rally in Boston, Massachusetts November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young </p>

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney gives his concession speech after losing the election to U.S. President Barack Obama during his election night rally in Boston, Massachusetts November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney gives his concession speech after losing the election to U.S. President Barack Obama during his election night rally in Boston, Massachusetts November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his wife share a kiss after Romney delivered his concession speech after losing the election to U.S. President Barack Obama, during his election night rally in Boston, Massachusetts November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young </p>

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his wife share a kiss after Romney delivered his concession speech after losing the election to U.S. President Barack Obama, during his election night rally in Boston, Massachusetts November 7,...more

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his wife share a kiss after Romney delivered his concession speech after losing the election to U.S. President Barack Obama, during his election night rally in Boston, Massachusetts November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>People celebrate in Times Square after U.S. President Barack Obama was  re-elected in the U.S presidential election in New York November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri </p>

People celebrate in Times Square after U.S. President Barack Obama was re-elected in the U.S presidential election in New York November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People celebrate in Times Square after U.S. President Barack Obama was re-elected in the U.S presidential election in New York November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>Supporters of U.S. President Barack Obama celebrate during his election night victory rally in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Bourg </p>

Supporters of U.S. President Barack Obama celebrate during his election night victory rally in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Supporters of U.S. President Barack Obama celebrate during his election night victory rally in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>A young supporter of U.S. President Barack Obama waves an American flag early during his election night rally in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Ben Gruber </p>

A young supporter of U.S. President Barack Obama waves an American flag early during his election night rally in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Ben Gruber

A young supporter of U.S. President Barack Obama waves an American flag early during his election night rally in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Ben Gruber

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<p>People celebrate in Times Square after Barack Obama wins the U.S presidential election in New York November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri </p>

People celebrate in Times Square after Barack Obama wins the U.S presidential election in New York November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People celebrate in Times Square after Barack Obama wins the U.S presidential election in New York November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>A supporter of U.S. President Barack Obama celebrates during his election night victory rally in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing </p>

A supporter of U.S. President Barack Obama celebrates during his election night victory rally in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

A supporter of U.S. President Barack Obama celebrates during his election night victory rally in Chicago, November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

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<p>The Empire State Building is lit up in blue, the color of the Democrat party after Barack Obama wins the U.S presidential election in New York November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri </p>

The Empire State Building is lit up in blue, the color of the Democrat party after Barack Obama wins the U.S presidential election in New York November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

The Empire State Building is lit up in blue, the color of the Democrat party after Barack Obama wins the U.S presidential election in New York November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>U.S. President Barack Obama celebrates with first lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia (R) and Sasha at their election night victory rally in Chicago, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed </p>

U.S. President Barack Obama celebrates with first lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia (R) and Sasha at their election night victory rally in Chicago, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama celebrates with first lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia (R) and Sasha at their election night victory rally in Chicago, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>First lady Michelle Obama (L) embraces Dr. Jill Biden after President Barack Obama's victory speech in Chicago November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed </p>

First lady Michelle Obama (L) embraces Dr. Jill Biden after President Barack Obama's victory speech in Chicago November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed

First lady Michelle Obama (L) embraces Dr. Jill Biden after President Barack Obama's victory speech in Chicago November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>U.S. President Barack Obama addresses supporters at his election night victory rally in Chicago, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Bourg </p>

U.S. President Barack Obama addresses supporters at his election night victory rally in Chicago, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

U.S. President Barack Obama addresses supporters at his election night victory rally in Chicago, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>A pair of shoes are left behind after the victory party for U.S. President Barack Obama at McCormick Place in Chicago November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque </p>

A pair of shoes are left behind after the victory party for U.S. President Barack Obama at McCormick Place in Chicago November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A pair of shoes are left behind after the victory party for U.S. President Barack Obama at McCormick Place in Chicago November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>First lady Michelle Obama waves to the crowd before President Barack Obama's victory speech in Chicago Novermber 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed </p>

First lady Michelle Obama waves to the crowd before President Barack Obama's victory speech in Chicago Novermber 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed

First lady Michelle Obama waves to the crowd before President Barack Obama's victory speech in Chicago Novermber 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>U.S. President Barack Obama (R) celebrates with Vice President Joe Biden, Dr. Jill Biden and their son Beau (L) at their election night victory rally in Chicago, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Bourg </p>

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) celebrates with Vice President Joe Biden, Dr. Jill Biden and their son Beau (L) at their election night victory rally in Chicago, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) celebrates with Vice President Joe Biden, Dr. Jill Biden and their son Beau (L) at their election night victory rally in Chicago, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>Confetti falls on stage after U.S. President Barack Obama's victory speech at his election night rally in Chicago, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing </p>

Confetti falls on stage after U.S. President Barack Obama's victory speech at his election night rally in Chicago, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

Confetti falls on stage after U.S. President Barack Obama's victory speech at his election night rally in Chicago, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

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<p>U.S. President Barack Obama celebrates after winning the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, Illinois, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Bourg </p>

U.S. President Barack Obama celebrates after winning the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, Illinois, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

U.S. President Barack Obama celebrates after winning the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, Illinois, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

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<p>U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle are showered with confetti after President Obama gave his acceptance speech during his election night victory rally in Chicago, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Philip Andrews </p>

U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle are showered with confetti after President Obama gave his acceptance speech during his election night victory rally in Chicago, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Philip Andrews

U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle are showered with confetti after President Obama gave his acceptance speech during his election night victory rally in Chicago, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Philip Andrews

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<p>U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd L) celebrates with his wife Michelle (L), his Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill (R) after winning the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, Illinois, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed </p>

U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd L) celebrates with his wife Michelle (L), his Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill (R) after winning the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, Illinois, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd L) celebrates with his wife Michelle (L), his Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill (R) after winning the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, Illinois, November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>U.S. President Barack Obama (R) embraces his brother-in-law Craig Robinson after the President's victory speech in Chicago Novermber 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed </p>

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) embraces his brother-in-law Craig Robinson after the President's victory speech in Chicago Novermber 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) embraces his brother-in-law Craig Robinson after the President's victory speech in Chicago Novermber 7, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>People celebrate as they watch U.S. President Barack Obama's acceptance speech broadcast live in Times Square following his re-election in New York November 7, 2012. President Obama won a second term in the White House on Tuesday, overcoming deep doubts among voters about his handling of the U.S. economy to score a clear victory over Republican challenger Mitt Romney. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly </p>

People celebrate as they watch U.S. President Barack Obama's acceptance speech broadcast live in Times Square following his re-election in New York November 7, 2012. President Obama won a second term in the White House on Tuesday, overcoming deep...more

People celebrate as they watch U.S. President Barack Obama's acceptance speech broadcast live in Times Square following his re-election in New York November 7, 2012. President Obama won a second term in the White House on Tuesday, overcoming deep doubts among voters about his handling of the U.S. economy to score a clear victory over Republican challenger Mitt Romney. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

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