2010 in the United States

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Events in the year 2010 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

January 19: Supporters of Republican candidate Scott Brown in Massachusetts' special election. Brown's victory in Massachusetts continued a pattern of conservative victories for public office and gave the GOP their 41st senator.

February[edit]

March[edit]

March 23: Obama signing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

April[edit]

April 20: The blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

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February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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