Barack Obama 2012

Associated Press
FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2009 file photo, then-President-elect Barack Obama waves to onlookers as he leaves Ben's Chili Bowl in Washington where he stopped to eat with then-Washington Mayor Adrian Fenty, second from left. Call it the Obama effect: a presidential visit can be good advertising for the restaurants and businesses. Interest in where and what Obama and his family does can be explained with one word: authenticity. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

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In November, President Barack Obama faces off against the Republican Party nominee, Mitt Romney.

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