US President Barack Obama delivers a statement in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House on December 19, 2012 in Washington, DC. Obama tasked his deputy Vice President Joe Biden to study the problem of gun violence on Wednesday and called for a gun control bill to be submitted by January. Speaking at the White House five days after a lone gunman slaughtered 20 children and six adults at a Connecticut elementary school, Obama said he supported a citizen's right to bear arms but only within 'responsible limits.' AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Signs Fiscal Cliff Bill With Autopen

A week after rushing to Washington to help end a tense, end-of-year standoff with Congress, President Barack Obama is back in Hawaii for vacation.