Four years in review

The highs and lows of Obama’s presidency

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  • Photograph: Susan Walsh/AP

    GOOD FOR OBAMA

    Navy SEAL Team 6 kills Osama bin Laden
    May 2011

    Health care bill becomes law
    March 2010

    Repeal of Don�t Ask, Don�t Tell
    September 2011

    Obama announces support of gay marriage
    May 2012

    Obama extends emergency loans to GM, Chrysler
    March 2009

    Congress passes stimulus package
    February 2009

    Obama nominates Sotomayor (May 2009), Kagan (May 2010) to Supreme Court

    Supreme Court upholds health care law
    June 2012

    Last U.S. troops leave Iraq
    December 2011

    Obama announces drawdown in Afghanistan
    June 2011

    Unemployment rate dips to 7.8%, lowest since January 2009
    September 2012

  • Photograph: Larry Marano/WireImage

    TIPPING POINT

    Deportation amnesty offered to some young illegal immigrants
    August 2012

    Obama signs bill overhauling credit card policies
    May 2009

    Occupy Wall Street hits Manhattan
    September 2011

    Solyndra files for bankruptcy
    September 2011

    Citizens United ruling allows corporations and unions to contribute to campaign ads
    January 2010

    National debt passes $16 trillion for first time
    September 2012

  • Photograph: Michael Kovac/WireImage

    BAD FOR OBAMA

    Debt ceiling talks collapse
    July 2011

    Republicans block American Jobs Act
    October 2011

    House holds Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt in wake of Fast & Furious scandal
    June 2012

    Deadline on Obama�s executive order to close Guantanamo passes
    January 2010

    Terrorist attack on U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, kills four
    September 2012

    Republicans win House, create deadlock
    November 2010

    Unemployment rate reaches 10%, highest since 1982
    October 2009

Photograph: Susan Walsh/AP

GOOD FOR OBAMA

Navy SEAL Team 6 kills Osama bin Laden
May 2011

Health care bill becomes law
March 2010

Repeal of Don�t Ask, Don�t Tell
September 2011

Obama announces support of gay marriage
May 2012

Obama extends emergency loans to GM, Chrysler
March 2009

Congress passes stimulus package
February 2009

Obama nominates Sotomayor (May 2009), Kagan (May 2010) to Supreme Court

Supreme Court upholds health care law
June 2012

Last U.S. troops leave Iraq
December 2011

Obama announces drawdown in Afghanistan
June 2011

Unemployment rate dips to 7.8%, lowest since January 2009
September 2012


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