While the president looks ahead to the next four years, some of his Republican rivals are looking to the next presidential election.
There's been talk of the New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie, positioning himself for a run for office.
It was his praise for President Obama after Hurricane Sandy that many republicans saw as a betrayal of Mitt Romney.
ITV News's Julie Etchingham caught up with the hotly-tipped Governor in Long Beach Island as he prepared for the latest storm hitting his state, and he did not rule out a White House bid:
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