Barack Obama


Barack Obama

President - U.S. - D


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$575.2 Billion
H.R. 1: Making supplemental appropriations for job preser...

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) (Pub.L. 111–5), commonly referred to as...

February 13, 2009
$463.6 Billion
H.R. 3590: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

This is the Senate's health care bill. The bill started off with text regarding an...

May 11, 2010
$259 Billion
H.R. 3961: Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act of 2009

An Act to extend expiring provisions of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of...

November 04, 2009
$186.9 Billion
H.R. 1016: A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, ...

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide advance appropriations authority for...

June 16, 2009
$136.4 Billion
H.R. 4853: Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthoriza...

Extends through December 31, 2012: (1) the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of...

December 10, 2010
$85.3 Billion
H.R. 5116: America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010

Requires the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to establish a...

December 17, 2010
$77.7 Billion
H.R. 2647: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal ...

The title was amended in conference to read as follows: "to authorize appropriations for fiscal...

October 28, 2009
$73.8 Billion
H.R. 2: To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to ...

To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the Children's...

February 11, 2009
$58.1 Billion
S. 3729: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Au...

An original bill to authorize the programs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for...

September 10, 2010
$43.9 Billion
H.R. 6523: Ike Skelton National Defense Authorization Act...

To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2011 for military activities of the Department of Defense...

December 16, 2010
$38.4 Billion
S. 3307: Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010

An original bill to reauthorize child nutrition programs, and for other purposes.

August 05, 2010
$32.9 Billion
H.R. 4213: Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2010

Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 with respect to the state-established individual emergency unemployment compensation...

July 21, 2010
$27.1 Billion
H.R. 2847: Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) exempt for-profit and nonprofit employers, including public institutions...

March 04, 2010
$27 Billion
H.R. 4872: Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act o...

An Act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to Title II of the concurrent resolution on...

March 20, 2010
$15.4 Billion
H.R. 4851: Continuing Extension Act of 2010

4/15/2010--Public Law. Continuing Extension Act of 2010 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Supplemental Appropriations Act...

April 14, 2010


Barack Obama, a Democrat, was the 44th President of the United States from 2009 to 2017. He was previously a senator from Illinois (2005-2008). Born in Honolulu, HI on August 4, 1961, he obtained his early education in Jakarta, Indonesia, and Hawaii before attending Occidental College in Los Angeles. He earned a B.A. in 1983 from Columbia University before working as a community organizer in Chicago, IL. He studied law at Harvard University, where he became the first African American president of the Harvard Law Review, and received his J.D. in 1991 before being a lecturer on constitutional law at the University of Chicago. A member of the Illinois State senate from 1997-2004, he served in the U.S. Senate from January 3, 2005 until November 16, 2008, when he resigned from office, having been elected president.

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  • Establishes procedures and consequences in the event of a failure to complete regular appropriations.

  • Authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the national security programs of the Department of Energy (DOE). It does not provide budget authority, which is provided in...

  • Authorizes appropriations for fiscal year 2020 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.

  • Increases various Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) benefits and related taxes. The bill increases the primary insurance amount (e.g., the amount a Social Security beneficiary receives if the beneficiary begins receiving benefits at normal retirement age) by increasing...

  • Establishes the Office of Paid Family and Medical Leave within the Social Security Administration. The bill entitles every individual to a family and medical leave insurance (FMLI) benefit payment for a specified benefit period and prescribes a formula for determining...

  • Increases direct spending for federal student loan programs, the Federal Pell Grant Program, and for other higher education programs. It also amends and permanently reauthorizes the discretionary portion of the Pell grant program.



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