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The Obama Administration

On January 20, 2009, Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States, completing the remarkable journey that carried him from the South Side of Chicago to the White House.

The Obama Administration by Year

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Explore the years leading up to President Obama’s first run for presidency.

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Explore the highlights of the Obama’s first term in the White House.

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Explore the highlights of the Obama’s second term in the White House.

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The Obama Administration by Topic

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Chicago: Where it Began

Learn how Barack and Michelle Obama's lives and careers grew out of the Windy City.

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Life at the White House

Get an inside look inside celebrations, visitors from near and far, and the family dogs.

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American Leadership

See how President Obama kept our homeland safe and the global leader of the 21st century.

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Economic Progress

Explore how President Obama rebuilt our economy and expanded opportunity for all Americans.

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Health Care

Go inside the White House as President Obama made health care reform a reality for America.

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Equality & Social Progress

See how President Obama fought to protect everyone — no matter who they are or whom they love.

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Climate & Energy

Learn how the Obama Administration did more to combat climate change than ever before.

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Explore how President Obama spurred innovation and improved the quality of services for Americans.

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