President Barack Obama turns to leave the stage after speaking at the Diplomatic Corps Holiday Reception at the State Department, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Caro

 

              President Barack Obama turns to leave the stage after speaking at the Diplomatic Corps Holiday Reception at the State Department, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Caro
President Barack Obama turns to leave the stage after speaking at the Diplomatic Corps Holiday Reception at the State Department, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)