The presidency of Barack Obama has been characterized by a series and a sequence of wins as well as losses. In his first two years in office, President Barack Obama managed to pass quite a number of legislations successfully which included the healthcare bill. The bill was aimed at ensuring substantial coverage, which provided affordable healthcare services without any discrimination among the citizens of the United States. Moreover, Obama’s presidency is also signified by outstanding victories or wins such as the 787 billion dollars Stimulus Bill. This bill was passed merely one month after Barack Obama assumed the office after succeeding George Bush. The stimulus bill reconstructed the falling economy through reforming the financial policies. Furthermore, Obama’s presidency is characterized by losses such as the unemployment rates in the United States still remain to be a major alarming issue. This has greatly reduced Obama’s presidency popularity among the citizens as evident in a recent research which states that his popularity fell from 70% to 50%.
Obama’s presidency has managed to address the global financial crises which have resulted to massive changes and adjustments in tax policies, effective initiatives on foreign policies, legislation reforms to amend the Healthcare industry in United States as well as addressing issues surrounding Guantanamo Bay Detention. Therefore, the presidency of Obama depicts his wins and losses as well.