Timeline: President Obama's presidency

A look back through President Barack Obama's presidency as the 44th President of the United States of America.

Obama presents the American Jobs Act

Credit: MCT, 2011

Sept. 8, 2011

Obama presents the American Jobs Act

President Obama urges Congress to pass a $447 billion jobs bill, named the American Jobs Act, that was intended to “jolt an economy that has stalled.”

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