Barack Obama's first-term accomplishments, goals

Published: January 20, 2013
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Obama's first-term accomplishments

• $800 billion stimulus bill.

• Health care reform legislation.

• Carried out commitment to withdraw troops from Iraq.

• Death of Osama bin Laden.

• Nomination of two U.S. Supreme Court justices, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan.

Second-term goals

• Deficit reduction.

• Job creation.

• Immigration reform.

• Gun control legislation.