Timeline of the presidency of Barack Obama (2011)

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The following is a timeline of the Presidency of Barack Obama, from January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011. For his time as President-elect, see the Presidential transition of Barack Obama; for a detailed account of his first months in office, see First 100 days of Barack Obama's presidency; for a complete itinerary of his travels, see List of presidential trips made by Barack Obama.

January[edit]

January 2: President Obama signing the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010 into law at Plantation Estate.
Obama speaks in front of Joe Biden and John Boehner.
President Obama addresses a joint session of Congress.
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers the 2011 address to a joint session of Congress.

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February[edit]

March[edit]

March 1: Obama meets with leaders of Major American Jewish Organizations, including Malcolm Hoenlein (center, looking down).

April[edit]

Barack Obama issues remarks on the release of his long form birth certificate (4-27-2011)

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May[edit]

President Obama's address (Full Text) Wikisource has information on "Remarks by the President on Osama bin Laden"

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June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

  • October 6 – The President, speaking at a press conference from the White House, urges the Senate to pass his American Jobs Act.[71]
  • October 11 – The President asks Harry Reid to hold votes on separate parts of his American Jobs Act after it fails to secure a filibuster-proof supermajority in the Senate.[72]
  • October 13 – The President and First Lady host their fifth state dinner at the White House to honor South Korean President Lee Myung-bak.[73]
  • October 14 – In a letter to Congress, President Obama announces that he has authorized the deployment of "about 100" U.S. troops to Africa "to provide assistance to regional forces that are working toward the removal of Joseph Kony" (leader of the Lord's Resistance Army).[74]
  • October 16 – The President speaks at the dedication ceremony for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C.[75]
  • October 17–19 – President Obama makes a three-day bus tour of North Carolina and Virginia to promote his jobs plan.[76]
  • October 20 – Speaking from the White House Rose Garden, the President delivers remarks on the death of Muammar Gaddafi.[77]
  • October 21 – The President announces that by the end of the year nearly all U.S. troops in Iraq will be withdrawn and the Iraq War will be over.[78]

November[edit]

December[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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