President Obama's First Term, A Look Back [PHOTOS]
on January 21 2013 2:37 PM
  • First Day
    President Obama's first day in office; January 21, 2009. The White House
  • Nobel Peace Prize
    Obama receives his Nobel Peace Prize at Raadhuset Main Hall at Oslo City Hall in Oslo, Norway, Dec. 10, 2009. The White House
  • BP Oil Spill Briefing
    Obama during a briefing following the BP oil spill Coast Guard Venice Center, in Venice, La., Sunday, May 2, 2010. The White House
  • The View
    Obama visits The View July 28, 2010. The White House
  • Make A Wish
    Obama fist bumps Make A Wish recipient Juan Blanco in the Oval Office, Oct. 6, 2010. The White House
  • Tax Relief Law
    Obama signs the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building of the White House, Dec. 17, 2010. The White House
  • Osama Bin Laden Mission
    Obama delivers a statement about the Osama Bin Laden mission May 1, 2011. The White House
  • Baby Whisperer
    Obama soothes a baby that wouldn't stop crying when the First Lady held her at the Congressional Picnic on the South Lawn of the White House, June 15, 2011. The White House
  • Toast for a Hero
    Obama toasts Dakota Meyer on the patio outside of the Oval Office, Sept. 14, 2011, a day prior to presenting him with the the Medal of Honor. Thw White House
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
    Obama visits the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial in Washington, D.C., Oct. 14, 2011. The White House
  • Jimmy Fallon
    Obama laughs at briefing of "Slow Jam the News" segment backstage before appearing on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” April 24, 2012. The White House
  • Afghanistan
    Obama greets troops at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, May 1, 2012. The White House
  • With President Clinton
    Obama speaks with former President Bill Clinton backstage at the New Amsterdam Theater in New York, N.Y., June 4, 2012. The White House
  • Aurora Conference Call
    Obama on a conference call following Aurora, Colorado shootings, during the motorcade ride to Palm Beach International Airport in Palm Beach, Fla., July 20, 2012. The White House
  • Voting
    Obamam casts his ballot during early voting at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center in Chicago, Ill., Oct. 25, 2012. The White House
  • Election Night
    Obama talks with former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in the Presidential Suite at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park in Chicago, Ill., Nov. 6, 2012 The White House
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Barack Obama was sworn into office for his second term as President of the United States on Jan. 21. Here's a look back at some memorable moments of Obama’s first term as president, starting with his very first day.

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