ISSUES: Part 1 of 2 – Obama’s Acheivements & Challenges During His Presidency

With a year and a half left in office, Obama’s legacy is starting to take shape, for good or for bad. It has led many to try and determine what type of impact he has made in the United States and abroad. According to an article by, entitled “Barack Obama is Officially One of the Most Consequential Presidents in American History,” it states that the president will be a particularly towering figure in the history of American progressivism. Obama’s supporters will point out his important achievements and his critics will argue that his accomplishments are not successful. What are the measures of presidential success?

Alejandro Miyar, Esq., Fox Rothschild LLP
Marcia Narine, St. Thomas University
Edward J. Pozzuoli, Esq., Tripp Scott Law Firm