Five Takeaways from Obama's News Conference

The president ended the year with an aggressive stance on Sony, an all-female cast of reporters, and plenty of good cheer.

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during his speech to members of the media during his last news conference of the year.

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President Barack Obama feels liberated from the political restraints of Washington--and it showed in his final news conference of the year.

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