He will be remembered as the first black president in the US, and the first US president to publicly approve of same-sex marraige. Et c'est tous. His health reforms? Not worth the paper. He made too many compromises, and what was salvaged of what started as an excellent plan was due to Pelosi's tenaciousness. Obama would have made more compromises.
Poland's central bank head calls story of Nazi train find a hoax (Reuters)
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