President Barack Obama has had a busy first term at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, not a surprise for a man tasked with leading the free world. Official White House photographer Pete Souza has used his incredible access to document the journey, capturing both the tense moments and the lighter ones to provide a behind-the-scenes look at Obama's presidency. Click through the pictures below and vote on the best of the past three-plus years.
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