BARACK H. OBAMA (2009-2017)

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OVERVIEW:

Born: 8/4/1961 (Honolulu, Hawaii)
Education: Occidental College, Columbia University, Harvard Law School
Political Party: Democrat
Career: Illinois Senate (1997-2004); U.S. Senate (2005-2008); President (2009-2017); Nobel Peace Prize (2009)

VICE PRESIDENT AND FIRST LADY:

Joe Biden
Joe Biden
Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama

RESOURCES:

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President Obama, Vice President Biden and the national security team monitoring  the mission against Osama bin Laden from the White House Situation Room  on May 1, 2011.  (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

White House Website
Obama Foundation
Public Papers (National Archives)
Public Papers (American Presidency Project)
Speech Archives (
White House, Miller Center)
White House
Miller Center
American Presidents (C-SPAN)
Wikipedia
Farewell Speech, 1/11/2017 (Video, Transcript)

2008 ELECTION:

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2009 INAUGURATION:

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama wave to the crowds during the Inaugural parade on 1/20/2009 (DoD photo by Chad J. McNeeley)

2009 Address (Transcript, Video, Ceremonies)
Media (WP, NYT, Front Pages )
Library of Congress (2009)
Joint Congressional Committee (2009)
Luncheon  (2009)

2012 ELECTION:

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2013 INAUGURATION:

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Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts administers the oath of office to President Barack Obama during the inaugural swearing-in ceremony at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2013.  (Official White House Photo by Sonya N. Hebert)

2013 Address (Transcript, Video, Ceremonies)
Joint Congressional Committee (2013)
Luncheon (2013)
Library of Congress (2013)

CABINET AND STAFF:

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President Barack Obama drops by a meeting with Cabinet members in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on  April 26, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Chief of Staff:
Denis R. McDonough (2013-2017)
Jacob J. Lew (2012-2013)
William Daley (2011-2012)
Pete Rouse (2010–2011)
Rahm Emanuel (2009-2010)

Press Secretary:
Josh Earnest (2014–2017)

Jay Carney (2011–2014)
Robert Gibbs (2009-2011)

Secretary of Agriculture:
Tom Vilsack (2009-2017)

Secretary of Commerce:
Penny Pritzker (2013-2017)
John Bryson (2011-2012)
Gary Locke (2009-2011)

Secretary of Defense:
Ashton B. Carter (2015-2017)
Chuck Hagel (2013-2015)
Leon E. Panetta (2011-2013)
Robert M. Gates (2006-2011)

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff:
Joseph F. Dunford, Jr.  (2015- )
Martin E. Dempsey (2011-2015)
Michael G. Mullen (2007-2011)

Secretary of Education:
John B. King, Jr. (2016-2017)
Arne Duncan (2009-2015)

Secretary of Energy:
Ernest Moniz (2013-2017)
Steven Chu (2009-2013)

Secretary of Health and Human Services:
Sylvia Mathews Burwell (2014-2017)
Kathleen Sebelius (2009-2014)

Secretary of Homeland Security:
Jeh C. Johnson (2013-2017)
Janet Napolitano (2009-2013)

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development:
Julián Castro (2014-2017)
Shaun Donovan (2009-2014)

Secretary of the Interior:
Sally Jewell (2013-2017)
Ken L. Salazar (2009-2013)

Attorney General:
Loretta E. Lynch (2015-2017)
Eric H. Holder (2009-2015)

Secretary of Labor:
Thomas E. Perez (2013-2017)
Hilda L. Solis (2009-2013)

Central Intelligence Agency Director:
John O. Brennan (2013–2017)
David H. Petraeus (2011–2012)
Leon E. Panetta (2009–2011)
Michael V. Hayden (2006–2009)

Director of National Intelligence:
James R. Clapper (2010–2017)
Dennis C. Blair (2009–2010)
John M. McConnell (2007–2009)

National Economic Council Director:
Jeffrey Zients (2014–2017)
Gene Sperling (2011-–2014)
Lawrence H. Summers (2009–2010)

National Security Adviser:
Susan E. Rice (2013-2017)
Thomas E. Donilon (2010-2013)
James L. Jones (2009-2010)

Secretary of State:
John F. Kerry (2013-2017)
Hillary Rodham Clinton (2009-2013)

Secretary of Transportation:
Anthony R. Foxx (2013-2017)
Ray H. LaHood (2009-2013)

Secretary of the Treasury:
Jacob J. Lew (2013-2017)
Timothy F. Geithner (2009-2013)

United Nations Ambassador:
Samantha Power (2013-2017)
Susan Rice (2009-2013)

U.S. Trade Representative:
Michael Froman (2013-2017)
Miriam Sapiro (2013)
Demetrios Marantis (2013)
Ron Kirk (2009-2013)

Secretary of Veterans Affairs:
Robert A. McDonald (2014-2017)
Eric K. Shinseki (2009-2014)

Office of Management and Budget Director:
Shaun Donovan (2014-2017)

Sylvia M. Burwell (2013-2014)
Jacob J. Lew (2010-2012)
Peter R. Orszag (2009-2010)

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator:
Gina McCarthy (2013-2017)

Lisa P. Jackson (2009-2013)

Counselors/ Advisors:
David Axelrod
Carol M. Browner (2009-2011)
Richard Holbrooke (2009-2010)

John D. Podesta (2014-2015)
Valerie J. Jarrett (2009-2017)

Chairman of the Federal Reserve:
Ben S. Bernanke (2006-2014)
Janet L. Yellen (2014- )

CABINET PHOTOS:

Obama Cabinet
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2012
2012
2015
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SUPREME COURT NOMINEES:

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President Barack Obama meets with Judge Sonia Sotomayer in the Oval Office on May 21, 2009 (Official White House photo by Pete Souza)

Elena Kagan (2010- )
Sonia Sotomayor (2009- )

CONGRESS:

On December 28, 2012, The President Obama and Vice President Biden meet with congressional leadership  in the Oval Office on December 28, 2012 to discuss fiscal issues (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Speaker of the House:
Nancy Pelosi (2007-2011)
John A. Boehner (2011-2015)
Paul D. Ryan (2015- )

Senate Majority Leader:
Harry M. Reid (2007-2015)

Mitch McConnell (2015- )

IMAGE GALLERY:

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ARTICLES:

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President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and senior staff applaud in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, as the House passes the health care reform bill, March 21, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Profile (VF, 3/2008)
Profile (New Yorker, 7/21/2008)
NYT Headlines from First 100 Days
Profile (NYT, 10/12/2010)
Obama’s Way (VF, 10/2012)
Profile (New Yorker, 1/27/2014)
Obama’s White House (The Hill, 2/2016)
The Obama Doctrine (The Atlantic, 4/2016)
Obama Weighs His Economic Legacy (NYT, 4/28/2016)
Profile (New Yorker, 11/28/2016)
The Obama Era (NYT, 8/2016- 1/2017)

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