President Obama will leave behind a legacy of liberal achievement

Washington Post
Apr 25, 2016 · 14 min read

President Obama makes a campaign stop during a three-day bus tour in Boone, Iowa, in August 2012. (Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post)
Obama meets with former presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush in January 2010 to discuss the recovery and rebuilding efforts in Haiti after a devastating earthquake. (Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post)

A promise of unity

Barack Obama Sr. poses with his son in this undated photograph. (Family photo via Bloomberg News)
A young Obama with his mother, Ann Dunham, in the 1960s. (Family photo via Associated Press)

Differing approaches

Obama is sworn in as the 44th president by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. on Jan. 20, 2009. (Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post)

A complex question

An emotional Obama wraps up his final campaign with a stop in Des Moines on the eve of Election Day in 2012. (Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post)

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