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Obama and the first lady cuddle together as they participate in the National Christmas Tree lighting in Washington

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U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama cuddle together as they participate in the National Christmas Tree lighting in Washington.
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President Obama Meets With President-Elect Donald Trump In The Oval Office Of White House

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U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with President-elect Donald Trump following a meeting in the Oval Office in Washington, DC. Trump is scheduled to meet with members of the Republican leadership in Congress later today on Capitol Hill. Win McNamee/Getty

President Barack Obama waves as he walks down the White House Colonnade from the main residence to the Oval Office Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Barack Obama waves as he walks down the White House Colonnade from the main residence to the Oval Office in Washington. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP 

US President Barack Obama waves as he departs the White House in Washington, DC, on October 20, 2016 en route to Miami, Florida

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US President Barack Obama waves as he departs the White House in Washington DC en route to Miami, Florida. Photo Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty 

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi stand for the playing of the anthems during an official arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 18, 2016.   REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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U.S. President Barack Obama and Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi stand for the playing of the anthems during an official arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S. Photo Kevin Lamarque/Reuters 

The Washington Monument provides a backdrop as Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi is guided by U.S. National Park Service Ranger Heath Mitchell (L) on a visit to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, U.S. September 14, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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The Washington Monument provides a backdrop as Myanmar’s State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi is guided by U.S. National Park Service Ranger Heath Mitchell on a visit to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington 

State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma (C) arrives at the White House in Washington, DC, September 14, 2016 for a meeting with US President Barack Obama.  / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSONJIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images

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State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar arrives at the White House in Washington for a meeting with US President Barack Obama

US First Lady Michelle Obama touches the nose of US President Barack Obama before he welcomes Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the White House on August 2, 2016 in Washington, DC

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US First Lady Michelle Obama touches the nose of US President Barack Obama before he welcomes Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the White House in Washington, DC

 A spotlight catches the top of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's head, as she enters to address the National Education Association's 95th Representative Assembly in Washington, DC, USA, 05 July 2016. NEA is the largest labor union in the United States.  EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

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A spotlight catches the top of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton‘s head, as she enters to address the National Education Association’s 95th Representative Assembly in Washington D.C.

Cherry blossoms are in bloom along the T...Cherry blossoms are in bloom along the Tidal Basin in Washington,DC on March 24, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / MARC-ANTOINE BAUDOUXMARC-ANTOINE BAUDOUX/AFP/Getty Images

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Cherry blossoms are in bloom along the Tidal Basin in Washington D.C. 

Nuns speak to each other before Zubik v. Burwell is heard by the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington...Nuns speak to each other before Zubik v. Burwell, an appeal brought by Christian groups demanding full exemption from the requirement to provide insurance covering contraception under the Affordable Care Act, is heard by the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, March 23, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

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Nuns speak to each other before Zubik v. Burwell, an appeal brought by Christian groups demanding full exemption from the requirement to provide insurance covering contraception under the Affordable Care Act, is heard by the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington 

Barack Obama...President Barack Obama meets with members of his economic team in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, March 4, 2016. Obama spoke about U.S. employers adding 242,000 workers in February, driving another solid month for the resilient American job market.

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President Barack Obama meets with members of his economic team in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Obama spoke about U.S. employers adding 242,000 workers in February, driving another solid month for the resilient American job market 

Martin Shkreli, former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals LLC, arrives before a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on "Developments in the Prescription Drug Market Oversight" on Capitol Hill in Washington...Martin Shkreli, (C) former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals LLC, arrives before a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on "Developments in the Prescription Drug Market Oversight" on Capitol Hill in Washington February 4, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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Martin Shkreli, former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals LLC, arrives before a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on “Developments in the Prescription Drug Market Oversight” at Capitol Hill in Washington

Activists Rally In Front Of U.S. Supreme Court...WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 11: People against the California Teachers Union rally in front of the US Supreme Court building January 11, 2016 in Washington, DC. The high court is hearing arguments in the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case. The case will decide whether California and twenty two other states can make public-employees, such as public school teacher Rebecca Friedrichs, to pay union agency fees.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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People against the California Teachers Union rally in front of the US Supreme Court building in Washington, DC. The high court is hearing arguments in the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case. The case will decide whether California and twenty two other states can make public-employees, such as public school teacher Rebecca Friedrichs, to pay union agency fees.

Members of social dance club, Rueda de la Calle DC, perform Cuban salsa dances on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House

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Members of social dance club, Rueda de la Calle DC, perform Cuban salsa dances on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington, Thursday. The group, which throws dance parties in Washington, chose the White House as their venue Thursday because famed Cuban musical group Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club was performing inside at a reception for the 25th anniversary of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) stands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during an arrival ceremony at the White House in Washington, September 25 2015.

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U.S. President Barack Obama stands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during an arrival ceremony at the White House in Washington

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Pope Francis arrives to address a joint meeting of Congress in Washington, DC. Pope Francis on Thursday urged the US Congress to help those fleeing war and poverty, and work to combat climate change, in a historic address to lawmakers

U.S. President Barack Obama talks to Pope Francis onstage as the "Old Guard" fife and drum corps marches past during an official welcome ceremony on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington...U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and Pope Francis watch onstage as the "Old Guard" fife and drum corps marches past during an official welcome ceremony on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington September 23, 2015

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U.S. President Barack Obama and Pope Francis watch onstage as the “Old Guard” fife and drum corps marches past during an official welcome ceremony on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington

President Obama, First Lady Hold Moment Of Silence On Anniversary Of 9/11 Attacks...WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 11:  A man jogs past a row of American flags that have been lowered to half staff on the Washington Monument grounds, near the US Capitol on September 11, 2015 in Washington, DC. Today marks the fourteenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks when terroristists high jacked airliners and flew them in the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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A man jogs past a row of American flags that have been lowered to half staff on the Washington Monument grounds, near the US Capitol Hill. Friday marks the fourteenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks when terrorists high jacked airliners and flew them in the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. 

President, First Lady Host Girls Scouts At First-Ever White House Campout...WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30:  U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd L) and first lady Michelle Obama (3rd L) particiapte in campfire songs session with fourth-grade Girl Scouts during the first-ever White House Campout June 30, 2015 at South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. The first lady hosted the event, as part of her Let's Move! Outside initiative, for Girl Scouts to participate in activities to earn their Camper Badge, and to celebrate the release of the new Girls' Choice Outdoor badges.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama participate in campfire songs session with fourth-grade Girl Scouts during the first-ever White House Campout at South Lawn of the White House in Washington D.C, The first lady hosted the event, as part of her Let’s Move! Outside initiative, for Girl Scouts to participate in activities to earn their Camper Badge, and to celebrate the release of the new Girls’ Choice Outdoor badges