What are some of the issues that President Obama has faced while in office?  

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President Obama has faced several issues while he has been in office. One major issue he faced was the Great Recession of 2008-2009. The stock market dropped significantly, unemployment rose, many people defaulted on their mortgages, and many major businesses nearly closed. It took significant government involvement to keep some...

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President Obama has faced several issues while he has been in office. One major issue he faced was the Great Recession of 2008-2009. The stock market dropped significantly, unemployment rose, many people defaulted on their mortgages, and many major businesses nearly closed. It took significant government involvement to keep some of these businesses in operation. The government has worked hard to try to restore our economy to levels that existed before the Great Recession began.

Another major issue facing the President has been the war on terrorism. We are fighting terrorism in many places. We have been involved in Iraq and in Afghanistan. We now are dealing with ISIS in Syria. We have targeted the leaders of the terrorist groups, and some leaders have been killed.

Gun violence has been an issue for the President. There have been many mass shootings. President Obama has called for stricter gun control laws, but little progress has been made on this issue.

A recent issue facing the President has been trying to get a Supreme Court nominee approved. That process has been moving slowly and some Senators want to wait until after the election to deal with the Supreme Court vacancy.

President Obama has faced many issues while he has been in office.

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