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Thank you President Obama - Obama's Top 50 Accomplishments

Obama’s Top 50 Accomplishments

1. Passed Health Care Reform - After five presidents over a century failed to create universal health insurance, signed the Affordable Care Act (2010).

2. Passed the Stimulus - creating a total of nearly 3.7 million new private-sector jobs.

3. Passed Wall Street Reform: Signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (2010)

4. Ended the War in Iraq

5. Began Drawdown of War in Afghanistan

6. Eliminated Osama bin laden

7. Turned Around U.S. Auto Industry

8. Recapitalized Banks

9. Repealed “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

10. Toppled Moammar Gaddafi. No American lives were lost.

11. Told Mubarak to Go

12. Reversed Bush Torture Policies

13. Improved America’s Image Abroad

14. Kicked Banks Out of Federal Student Loan Program, Expanded Pell Grant Program

15. Created Race to the Top

16. Boosted Fuel Efficiency Standards: Released new fuel efficiency standards in 2011 that will nearly double the fuel economy for cars and trucks by 2025.

17. Coordinated International Response to Financial Crisis

18. Passed Mini Stimuli

19. Began Asia “Pivot"

20. Increased Support for Veterans

21. Tightened Sanctions on Iran

22. Created Conditions to Begin Closing Dirtiest Power Plants

23. Passed Credit Card Reforms

24. Eliminated Catch-22 in Pay Equality Laws

25. Protected Two Liberal Seats on the U.S. Supreme Court

26. Improved Food Safety System

27. Achieved New START Treaty

28. Expanded National Service

29. Expanded Wilderness and Watershed Protection

30. Gave the FDA Power to Regulate Tobacco

31. Pushed Federal Agencies to Be Green Leaders

32. Passed Fair Sentencing Act

33. Trimmed and Reoriented Missile Defense

34. Began Post-Post-9/11 Military Builddown

35. Let Space Shuttle Die and Killed Planned Moon Misssion

36. Invested Heavily in Renewable Technology

37. Crafting Next-Generation School Tests

38. Cracked Down on Bad For-Profit Colleges

39. Improved School Nutrition

40. Expanded Hate Crimes Protections

41. Avoided Scandal

42. Brokered Agreement for Speedy Compensation to Victims of Gulf Oil Spill

43. Created Recovery.gov

44. Pushed Broadband Coverage

45. Expanded Health Coverage for Children

46. Recognized the Dangers of Carbon Dioxide

47. Expanded Stem Cell Research

48. Provided Payment to Wronged Minority Farmers

49. Helped South Sudan Declare Independence

50. Killed the F-22

http://washingtonmonthly.com/magazine/marchapril-2012/obamas-top-50-accomplishments/
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