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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  • Provides funding, establishes programs, and otherwise modifies provisions relating to a broad array of areas, including education, labor, child care, health care, taxes, immigration, and the environment. (The bill is commonly referred to as the Build Back Better Act.) For...

  • Provides additional relief to address the continued impact of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. TITLE I--COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, NUTRITION, AND FORESTRY Subtitle A--Agriculture (Sec. 1001) This section...

  • Authorizes Department of Defense (DOD) activities for FY2023 and addresses other issues. For example, the bill authorizes the procurement of various items, including destroyers and aircraft; modifies inventory requirements for various Air Force programs; authorizes DOD to furnish electric vehicle...

  • Addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and rail programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Among other provisions, the bill extends FY2021 enacted levels through FY2022 for federal-aid highway, transit, and...

  • Increases disability compensation and health care benefits administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for veterans who have been exposed to toxic substances, materials, or environments during military service. In the future, veterans who developed conditions linked to toxic...

  • Authorizes appropriations in 2023 for the military functions of the Department of Defense and for the Department of Energy’s atomic energy defense activities, authorizes appropriations in 2023 for nondefense activities, mainly for the Department of Veterans Affairs, prescribes personnel levels...



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