Barack Obama Presidency ~
Second Term (2013-Present)

Barack Obama Presidency Timeline. A timeline of historical and up to date events for the 44th U.S. President. Both Domestic and foreign from Obama's second presidential term in office from taking the oath on January 20, 2013, through his Presidency today.

  • An ongoing documentation of President Obama and the current Administration. Both public and private important events, in the news, interviews, speeches, videos and all relevant political conversations.

Barack Obama Presidency Timeline of Events ~ 2015

Barack Obama Selma Speech

March 7, 2015

Barack Obama delivers a speech to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the historic Civil Rights march from Selma to Montgomery Alabama on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma.

Barack Obama National Prayer Speech

February 5, 2015

President Barack Obama attended the National Prayer Breakfast with First Lady Michelle Obama in Washington, D.C. The President acknowledged the Dalai Lama as a friend and welcomed him with a statement of adoration:

"His Holiness the Dalai Lama, who is a powerful example of what it means to practice compassion, who inspires us to speak up for freedom and dignity of all human beings."

Barack Obama State Of The Union Address ~ 2015

January 20, 2015

President Barack Obama delivered his televised 2015 State Of The Union Address in front of Republican majority held U.S. Congress for the first time in his six year Presidency.

Barack Obama Presidency Timeline of Events ~ 2014

President Barack Obama Sits Down For a One On One Interview with Bill O'Reilly ~ Fox News Part 1

February 3, 2014

President Obama was interviewed by Fox News Anchor Bill O'Reilly from "The Factor". Part One of the Interview aired on FOX Sports just before the Sunday Super Bowl XLVIII football game. The 2014 Super Bowl broke the record for the most watched event in U.S. History with 111.5 Million people tuned in.

A ratings win for Fox, Bill O'Reilly and President Obama.

Barack Obama State Of The Union Address ~ 2014

January 28, 2014

President Barack Obama delivered his televised 2014 State Of The Union Address to the U.S. Congress, the American People and distinguished guests.

Seated next to First Lady Michelle Obama was severely wounded Veteran, Army Ranger Cory Remsburg, who was honored by the President for heroism. Remsburg received a standing ovation and the most sustained, enthusiastic applause of the evening.

Barack Obama Presidency Timeline of Events ~ 2013

October 18, 2013

Barack Obama nominates Jeh Johnson the new Department of Homeland Security Secretary "DHS". If confirmed, the former Defense Department head lawyer at the Pentagon will replace Janet Napolitano who recently stepped down from the Cabinet post.

  • Johnson has tried terrorism suspects in civilian court rooms
  • Oversaw the ending of "don't ask don't tell" Military Policy signed into law by President Bill Clinton
  • Supports the use of drone strikes on American citizens               (exp. Drone strike killing of Anwar Al-Awlaki)

October 15, 2013

President Obama awards former active duty Army Captain "William Swenson" the Medal of Honor for his actions above and beyond the call of duty in Afghanistan on September 8, 2009.

Caught on video Swenson under enemy fire without a helmet got a severely injured comrad to an awaiting helicopter, kissed his forehead and returned to the battle field.

October 9, 2013

President Obama nominates Dr. Janet Yellen, the first woman in American History to the Chair of the Board of the Federal Reserve position. 

Dr. Yellen has held the Vice Chair position the past few years and will be replacing Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke if she is confirmed by the United States Senate.

September 11, 2013

President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, First Lady Michelle Obama, Dr. Jill Biden and the White House staff gather on the South Lawn of the White House to observe a moment of silence marking the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

September 10,
President Barack Obama delivers a televised address to the Nation's American People - To make the case for Military action against the Syrian Regime...

"I will not put troops on the ground in Syria" ~Barack Obama

September 9,

Former Barack Obama Secretary of State Cabinet Head "Hillary Clinton" ways in on the Syrian crisis.

September 5th & 6th,

Obama overseas for the G20 Leaders summit

August 31,

President Barack Obama from the White House Rose Garden:

"I will seek authorization for the use of force from the American people's representatives in Congress"

June 7,

Obama travels to the State of California and meets with President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China

June 5,

Obama officially promotes highly controversial United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice to the administration cabinet post of National Security Adviser, being vacated by Tom Donilon. Samantha Power will be stepping in to fill the open U.N. Ambassador position.

May 20,

A devastating tornado ripped through the town of Moore, Oklahoma killing dozens, including school children and wounding hundreds.

May 16,

Obama meets hosts Prime Minister Erdogan of Turkey.

May 3,

Obama departs Mexico to meet with President Chinchilla in San Jose, Costa Rica.

May 2,

Obama travels to Mexico City to meet with President Peña Nieto of Mexico.

April 23,

Obama honors the 2013 teacher of the year in the White House Rose Garden.

April 18,

The President and First Lady Michelle Obama travel to Boston, Massachusetts in wake of the Boston Marathon bombing. Obama speaks to a grieving audience at the Cathedral of the Holy cross.

April 16,

Obama meets with Arizona U.S. Senator John McCain and New York Senator Chuck Schumer to discuss immigration reform.

April 15,

The first successful terrorist attack since 9/11 was carried out during the yearly Boston Marathon. Two bombs were detonated near the finish line killing 3 patrons, including an eight year old boy. In addition the attack wounded and maimed nearly 200 individuals.

February 12, 2013

President Barack Obama delivered his televised 2013 State Of The Union Address to the U.S. Congress, the first annual of his Second Term as President.

February 1,

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton steps down after serving 4 years. Senator John Kerry takes over as Secretary of State for the Obama Administration. Both Clinton and Kerry are former Senators and Democratic Presidential Candidates.

January 21,

Obama formally swears to the Presidential oath of office and delivers his second Inaugural Address to the nation.

January 20,

Obama takes the oath of office in a private Sunday ceremony administered by Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court John Roberts. Officially begins his second term as the 44th U.S. President.

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