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 delivers speech to those affected by Sandy

Credit: AP, 2012

Dec. 16, 2012

Obama delivers speech to those affected by Sandy Hook shooting

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden traveled to Newtown, Conn., for the Sandy Hook vigil. The president stood before grieving parents and a heartbroken community vowing to prevent tragedies like the shooting from happening in the future.

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