Barack Obama


Barack Obama

President - U.S. - D


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CBO Score Bill Name Date
$206.5 Billion
H.R. 22: FAST Act (formerly DRIVE Act)

H.R 22, formerly the Hire More Heroes Act, has become the Senate’s vehicle for passage...

December 02, 2015
$144.7 Billion
H.R. 2: Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015

Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to: (1) remove sustainable growth...

March 25, 2015
$92.7 Billion
H.R. 34: 21st Century Cures Act

21st Century Cures Act The NIH and Cures Innovation Fund is established...

November 29, 2016
$92.1 Billion
S. 1177: Every Child Achieves Act of 2015

This bill reauthorizes and amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA). The...

May 08, 2015
$59.1 Billion
S. 1356: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Ye...

The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 authorizes FY2016 appropriations and sets forth...

November 04, 2015
$39.7 Billion
H.R. 1314: Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015

This bill amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to increase...

October 28, 2015
$25.5 Billion
H.R. 2028: Further Continuing and Security Assistance App...

This bill provides continuing appropriations for most federal agencies through the earlier of April 28...

December 07, 2016
$16.6 Billion
H.R. 2029: [Divisions A-P only] Consolidated Appropriatio...

This bill was the vehicle for passage of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act...

December 18, 2015
$12.1 Billion
H.R. 3236: Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Car...

H.R. 3236 extends the programmatic and expenditure authority of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) through...

July 28, 2015
$7.3 Billion
S. 1252: Global Food Security Act of 2016

This bill requires the President to develop and implement a Global Food Security Strategy to...

June 10, 2016
$6 Billion
H.R. 5325: Continuing Appropriations Act, 2017

This bill provides FY2017 appropriations for Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies; continuing appropriations...

September 23, 2016
$5.8 Billion
S. 192: Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2016

Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2016 This bill amends the Older...

February 10, 2015
$3.7 Billion
H.R. 26: Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization...

Amends the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002 (TRIA) to extend the Terrorism Insurance Program...

January 08, 2015
$2.9 Billion
H.R. 719: Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016

This bill continued funding of the federal government through December 11, 2015. It also contains...

September 25, 2015
$2.5 Billion
H.R. 1295: Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015

The extended period also applies to: the preferential treatment of apparel...

June 22, 2015


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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