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The presidency of Barack Obama began at noon EST on January 20, 2009, when Barack Obama was inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States, and ended on January 20, 2017. Obama, a Democrat, took office following a decisive victory over Republican John McCain in the 2008 presidential election. Four years later, in the 2012 election, he defeated Republican Mitt Romney to win re-election. Obama also presided over the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and other legislation passed in his first term, and he negotiated rapprochements with Iran and Cuba. The number of American soldiers in Afghanistan fell dramatically during Obama's second term, though . soldiers remained in Afghanistan throughout Obama's presidency and continue to as of 2018.
President Barack Obama's health care reform plan became law in 2010 as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare. His goal was to lower health care costs. He also wanted to improve the quality of life for those who couldn't get health insurance from their jobs. It reduced the budget deficit by 6 percent of gross domestic product by 2040. This would lower unemployment by . 5 percent per year, creating 500,000 jobs. Obama's 2009 health care plan would have reduced visits to the emergency room by the uninsured. The opposition thought Obama's plan meant that the federal government would dictate what kind of health care coverage they could get. Those who were happy with their existing health insurance were afraid they'd have to give it up, even though this wasn't true.
Obama defeated McCain, becoming the first African American elected to the presidency. Republicans presented a united front in opposition to Democratic proposals for health care reform, branding them a government takeover of health care and protesting that the price tag would be devastatingly high. Some Republicans also the Democratic plan would establish death panels that would deny coverage to seniors.
Affordable Care Act. Iraq Withdrawal. Death of Osama bin Laden. Obama holds the record for the largest single-day use of the clemency power, granting 330 commutations on January 19, 2017, his last full day in office Contents. 1 Constitutional provision. Illegal possession of government property. United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.
Timeline of Barack Obama's Political Career. 1988: Obama is a summer associate at the Chicago law firm Sidley & Austin. 1992: Obama graduates from Harvard and returns to Chicago. 1995: In July, Obama - at 34 years of age - publishes his first memoir, "Dreams From My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance. 2011: Obama signs the Budget Control Act to rein in government spending. He also signs a repeal of the military policy known as Don't Ask, Don't Tell, which prevents openly gay troops from serving in US Armed Forces.
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As he campaigned for president in 2008 and 2012, Barack Obama amassed a record of more than 500 campaign promises. Some were almost oddly specific on policy (giving Al Gore a role on global warming, or increasing funding for programs that conserve. But it’s unclear whether the government will give the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court enough information to perform its oversight function. In sum, the legislation limiting wiretapping is hardly ironclad and amounts to a Compromise. Obama’s signature achievement - the Affordable Care Act - didn’t quite live up to his campaign goals. Undoubtedly, the law has reduced the uninsured population. But about 10 percent of the country remains without coverage, largely due to a 2012 Supreme Court decision that made it optional for states to expand Medicaid, the health care program for the poor.
Barack Obama laid out his theory of America's political and policy problems as it stood on the eve of his first presidential campaign. He worried, he said, about "the gap between the magnitude of our challenges and the smallness of our politics. On January 23, 2015, he sat down with Vox for a wide-ranging interview about his theory of America's political and policy problems as it stands at the beginning of the seventh year of his presidency.
President Barack Obama speaks about the Affordable Care Act, at Prince George's Community College in Largo, Maryland. Photograph: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP. Affordable health care is worse than a law that allowed slaveowners get their runaway slaves back," is how he paraphrases one state legislator who compared the ACA to the Fugitive Slave Act. 1pm BST. "It is interesting how over the last several years the Republican party has just spun itself up about this issue. The GOP wields two main threats: forcing a government shutdown by declining to pass a continuing budget resolution by Monday; and risking a debt default by refusing to raise the nominal ceiling on how much the government can borrow. Boehner appears to be angling toward a debt ceiling fight, which would play out over the next three weeks instead of over this weekend.
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NotesDelivery date of speech: 07 June 2013
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Title: On Affordable Care Act And Government Domestic Surveillance
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