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Obama First Term

7 Inauguration Promises Obama Never Fulfilled

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.20.2013 | Business

Nearly 2 million people trekked to the National Mall in 2009 to welcome President Obama into office. Many of them also wanted to hear what the candida...

The Obama Years, Pt. I: A View From Twitter

Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics

On Jan. 20, President Barack Obama will be sworn into office, marking another four years of high hopes and measured expectations. In the images that f...

Obama's 10 Best First-Term Jokes | Posted 03.17.2013 | Black Voices

When President Obama held the final press conference of his first term yesterday at the White House, he discussed important issues that will shape the...

WATCH: Obama Reflects On First Term Accomplishments

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics

In an excerpt of an interview that will air Monday morning on CBS, President Obama reflected on the lessons of his first term, expressing frustration ...

A Scripted Life

Aimee Lee Ball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aimee Lee Ball

This is more than you really need to know about me, but I haven't been sleeping well lately--jet lag, the economy, the heat, the world, not to mention...

Reagan's Lesson: "Patience" in a President's First Year Is Political Suicide

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

The same Beltway culture that venerates the political vehemence and aggressiveness of Ronald Reagan would manufacture a conventional wisdom that the first year of a president's first term is the time for patience.