Obama's presidential highlights

A look at the memorable moments of President Barack Obama's time in office.

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U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Afghan President Hamid Karzai at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, March 28, 2010. Obama arrived unannounced in Afghanistan on Sunday, his first visit to the war zone that could define his presidency since his election as U.S. commander-in-chief. Air Force One landed in darkness at Bagram airfield north of the Afghan capital, and Obama was whisked by helicopter to Hamid Karzai's palace in Kabul, where he was greeted by the Afghan president and a band playing the U.S. national anthem. REUTERS/Jim Young (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: POLITICS)
U.S. President Obama meets with Afghan President Karzai at the Presidential Palace in Kabul
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Afghan President Hamid Karzai at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, March 28, 2010. Obama arrived unannounced in Afghanistan on Sunday, his first visit to the war zone that could define his presidency since his election as U.S. commander-in-chief. Air Force One landed in darkness at Bagram airfield north of the Afghan capital, and Obama was whisked by helicopter to Hamid Karzai's palace in Kabul, where he was greeted by the Afghan president and a band playing the U.S. national anthem. REUTERS/Jim Young (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: POLITICS)
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, March 28, 2010. Obama arrived unannounced in Afghanistan on Sunday, his first visit to the war zone that could define his presidency since his election as U.S. commander-in-chief. Air Force One landed in darkness at Bagram airfield north of the Afghan capital, and Obama was whisked by helicopter to Hamid Karzai's palace in Kabul, where he was greeted by the Afghan president and a band playing the U.S. national anthem. REUTERS/Jim Young (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: MILITARY POLITICS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
U.S. President Obama meets with troops at Bagram Air Force Base in Kabul
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with troops at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, March 28, 2010. Obama arrived unannounced in Afghanistan on Sunday, his first visit to the war zone that could define his presidency since his election as U.S. commander-in-chief. Air Force One landed in darkness at Bagram airfield north of the Afghan capital, and Obama was whisked by helicopter to Hamid Karzai's palace in Kabul, where he was greeted by the Afghan president and a band playing the U.S. national anthem. REUTERS/Jim Young (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: MILITARY POLITICS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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U.S. President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks to the media following televised remarks made by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in the Grand Foyer of the White House in Washington, February 1, 2011. President Obama on Tuesday said President Mubarak recognized a change must take place in his country. The United States stands ready to provide any aid to help the people of Egypt in the aftermath of the protests, Obama said after Mubarak promised not to seek reelection. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS PROFILE IMAGES OF THE DAY)
U.S. President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks about Egypt's President Mubarak at the White House in Washington
U.S. President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks to the media following televised remarks made by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in the Grand Foyer of the White House in Washington, February 1, 2011. President Obama on Tuesday said President Mubarak recognized a change must take place in his country. The United States stands ready to provide any aid to help the people of Egypt in the aftermath of the protests, Obama said after Mubarak promised not to seek reelection. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS PROFILE IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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U.S. President Barack Obama walks with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton past the flag-draped transfer case of one of four Americans who died this week in Libya, during a transfer of remains ceremony at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington, September 14, 2012. U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens and three other Americans killed this week in Benghazi were honored at the ceremony. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
U.S. President Obama walks with Secretary of State Clinton past the flag-draped transfer case of one of four Americans who died this week in Libya, during a transfer of remains ceremony at Andrews Air Force Base
U.S. President Barack Obama walks with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton past the flag-draped transfer case of one of four Americans who died this week in Libya, during a transfer of remains ceremony at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington, September 14, 2012. U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens and three other Americans killed this week in Benghazi were honored at the ceremony. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
U.S. President Barack Obama hugs North Point Marina owner Donna Vanzant as he tours damage done by Hurricane Sandy in Brigantine, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. Putting aside partisan differences, Obama and Republican Governor Chris Christie toured storm-stricken parts of New Jersey together on Wednesday, taking in scenes of flooded roads and burning homes in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS DISASTER)
U.S. President Barack Obama hugs marina owner after it was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey
U.S. President Barack Obama hugs North Point Marina owner Donna Vanzant as he tours damage done by Hurricane Sandy in Brigantine, New Jersey, October 31, 2012. Putting aside partisan differences, Obama and Republican Governor Chris Christie toured storm-stricken parts of New Jersey together on Wednesday, taking in scenes of flooded roads and burning homes in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS DISASTER)
President Barack Obama reacts as Counterterrorism chief and adviser John Brennan briefs him at the White House on the details of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, December 14, 2012, in this White House handout photo released January 4, 2013. The president later said during a television interview that this was "the worst day of his Presidency." REUTERS/Peter Souza/Official White House Photo/Handout (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS
Handout photo of President Obama reacting during briefing by counterterrorism chief and adviser Brennan at the White House
President Barack Obama reacts as Counterterrorism chief and adviser John Brennan briefs him at the White House on the details of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, December 14, 2012, in this White House handout photo released January 4, 2013. The president later said during a television interview that this was "the worst day of his Presidency." REUTERS/Peter Souza/Official White House Photo/Handout (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS
President Barack Obama is officially sworn-in by Chief Justice John Roberts in the Blue Room of the White House during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, Sunday Jan. 20, 2013, as first lady Michelle Obama, holds the Robinson Family Bible. (AP Photo/Larry Downing, Pool)
President Barack Obama is officially sworn-in by Chief Justice John Roberts in the Blue Room of the White House during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, Sunday Jan. 20, 2013, as first lady Michelle Obama, holds the Robinson Family Bible. (AP Photo/Larry Downing, Pool)
President Barack Obama is officially sworn-in by Chief Justice John Roberts in the Blue Room of the White House during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, Sunday Jan. 20, 2013, as first lady Michelle Obama, holds the Robinson Family Bible. (AP Photo/Larry Downing, Pool)

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