FILE - This Nov. 29, 2013 file photo shows shoppers in Brea Mall during Black Friday shopping in Brea, Calif. For President Barack Obama’s entire presidency, pocketbook worries have been the ... more 
FILE - This Nov. 29, 2013 file photo shows shoppers in Brea Mall during Black Friday shopping in Brea, Calif. For President Barack Obama’s entire presidency, pocketbook worries have been the dominant issue with Americans. But an uptick in growth and a downtick in unemployment give the president a stronger story line going into the 2014 congressional election year and provide Democrats with a counterpoint to Republican attacks on Obama’s health care law. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Jae C. Hong, File
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