It might be hard to believe that President Barack Obama addressed the nation as commander-in-chief for the first time just seven years ago. Fast forward from his speech before a joint session of Congress on Jan. 20, 2009, to now. With Obama’s last day in office drawing near, the president is set to deliver his final State of the Union address — and it promises to be one for the record books.
Before tuning in to watch the historic moment, let’s first take a trip down memory lane. Do you remember Obama’s previous addresses? Take this quiz and test yourself to find out!
Obama said the law would create more jobs and rebuild infrastructure.
He took to Facebook last month to reflect on the strides made since the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” legislation.
Here’s a look back at five of Obama’s top SOTU zingers.
Obama also proposed raising the minimum wage to $10.10, urging congress to “give America a raise.”
The proposal of creating more manufacturing hubs was done in hopes of adding more jobs to the economy.
According to the most recent jobs numbers, the U.S. created 292,000 in December of 2015.
Recently, Obama vetoed a bill that aimed to repeal the Affordable Care Act.