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 wins re-election

Credit: AP, 2012

Nov. 7, 2012

Obama wins re-election

President Obama secured a second term with wins over Republican challenger Mitt Romney in swing states like Ohio, Colorado and Virginia. Entering his second term, President Obama faced a divided congress and diminished support due to claims that the president failed to deliver on first term promises.

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