1. US President Barack Obama continued drone strikes against Islamist militants begun by the previous administration.
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3. US President Barack Obama gained 10 spots from the same survey in 2015 from the Brookings Institution that ranked Obama the 18th-greatest American President.
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4. US President Barack Obama accepted this award in Oslo, Norway on December 10, 2009, with "deep gratitude and great humility.
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6. US President Barack Obama spoke in front of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on July 29, 2015, the first sitting US president to do so.
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10. In 2012, US President Barack Obama authorized multiple programs run by the CIA and the Pentagon to train anti-Assad rebels.
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11. The next day, on US President Barack Obama's orders, the US military took part in air strikes to destroy the Libyan government's air defense capabilities to protect civilians and enforce a no-fly-zone, including the use of Tomahawk missiles, B-2 Spirits, and fighter jets.
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14. In June 2011, US President Barack Obama said that the bond between the United States and Israel is "unbreakable".
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16. In February 2013, US President Barack Obama said the US military would reduce the troop level in Afghanistan from 68,000 to 34,000 US troops by February 2014.
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17. US President Barack Obama announced an increase in US troop levels to 17,000 military personnel in February 2009 to "stabilize a deteriorating situation in Afghanistan", an area he said had not received the "strategic attention, direction and resources it urgently requires".
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25. US President Barack Obama said that the results came because not enough Americans had felt the effects of the economic recovery.
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26. US President Barack Obama called the November 2, 2010 election, where the Democratic Party lost 63 seats in, and control of, the House of Representatives, "humbling" and a "shellacking".
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31. US President Barack Obama called for Congress to pass legislation reforming health care in the United States, a key campaign promise and a top legislative goal.
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39. US President Barack Obama intervened in the troubled automotive industry in March 2009, renewing loans for General Motors and Chrysler to continue operations while reorganizing.
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40. On March 11, 2009, US President Barack Obama created the White House Council on Women and Girls, which formed part of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, having been established by Executive Order 13506 with a broad mandate to advise him on issues relating to the welfare of American women and girls.
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41. On December 22, 2010, US President Barack Obama signed the Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010, which fulfilled a key promise made in the 2008 presidential campaign to end the Don't ask, don't tell policy of 1993 that had prevented gay and lesbian people from serving openly in the United States Armed Forces.
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42. On October 30, 2009, US President Barack Obama lifted the ban on travel to the United States by those infected with HIV, which was celebrated by Immigration Equality.
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43. US President Barack Obama spoke of a five-year freeze in domestic spending, eliminating tax breaks for oil companies and reversing tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans, banning congressional earmarks, and reducing healthcare costs.
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44. US President Barack Obama ended plans for a return of human spaceflight to the moon and development of the Ares I rocket, Ares V rocket and Constellation program, in favor of funding Earth science projects, a new rocket type, and research and development for an eventual manned mission to Mars, and ongoing missions to the International Space Station.
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45. On March 30, 2010, US President Barack Obama signed the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, a reconciliation bill that ended the process of the federal government giving subsidies to private banks to give out federally insured loans, increased the Pell Grant scholarship award, and made changes to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
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47. US President Barack Obama nominated Sonia Sotomayor on May 26, 2009 to replace retiring Associate Justice David Souter; she was confirmed on August 6, 2009, becoming the first Supreme Court Justice of Hispanic descent.
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48. US President Barack Obama appointed two women to serve on the Supreme Court in the first two years of his Presidency.
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50. US President Barack Obama ordered the closing of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, but Congress prevented the closure by refusing to appropriate the required funds and preventing moving any Guantanamo detainee into the US or to other countries.
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52. US President Barack Obama delivered his victory speech before hundreds of thousands of supporters in Chicago's Grant Park.
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56. On February 10, 2007, US President Barack Obama announced his candidacy for President of the United States in front of the Old State Capitol building in Springfield, Illinois.
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59. US President Barack Obama introduced two initiatives that bore his name: Lugar–Obama, which expanded the Nunn–Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction concept to conventional weapons; and the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006, which authorized the establishment of USAspending.
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61. US President Barack Obama was sworn in as a senator on January 3, 2005, becoming the only Senate member of the Congressional Black Caucus.
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62. US President Barack Obama's expected opponent in the general election, Republican primary winner Jack Ryan, withdrew from the race in June 2004.
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65. In May 2002, US President Barack Obama commissioned a poll to assess his prospects in a 2004 US Senate race.
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67. US President Barack Obama was reelected to the Illinois Senate in 1998, defeating Republican Yesse Yehudah in the general election, and was re-elected again in 2002.
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70. In 1991, US President Barack Obama accepted a two-year position as Visiting Law and Government Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School to work on his first book.
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82. US President Barack Obama is a supporter of the Chicago White Sox, and he threw out the first pitch at the 2005 ALCS when he was still a senator.
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84. US President Barack Obama graduated with a BA degree in 1983 and worked for about a year at the Business International Corporation, where he was a financial researcher and writer, then as a project coordinator for the New York Public Interest Research Group on the City College of New York campus for three months in 1985.
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85. In February 1981, US President Barack Obama made his first public speech, calling for Occidental to participate in the disinvestment from South Africa in response to that nation's policy of apartheid.
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91. US President Barack Obama is the only president who was born in Hawaii and the only president who was born outside of the contiguous 48 states.
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92. US President Barack Obama advocated for gun control in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, indicating support for a ban on assault weapons, and issued wide-ranging executive actions concerning climate change and immigration.
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93. US President Barack Obama received national attention in 2004 with his March primary win, his well-received July Democratic National Convention keynote address, and his landslide November election to the Senate.
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94. US President Barack Obama represented the 13th district for three terms in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004, when he ran for the US Senate.
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95. US President Barack Obama was born in 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii, two years after the territory was admitted to the Union as the 50th state.
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