Obama: A look at the changing face of the man who has won a second term as the US president.
Last Published: Wed, Nov 07 2012. 11 59 PM IST
6 November 2008: A slice of Mint’s cover page when Obama made history by being the first black president of the United States. Four years later, having hit the magic 270 mark, he is all set to be re-elected.
US President Barack Obama arrives on stage after winning the 2012 US presidential election on 7 November 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. AFP
US President Barack Obama walks on stage with first lady Michelle and daughters Sasha and Malia to deliver his victory speech on election night at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. AFP
Supporters of US President Barack Obama cheer after networks project his win during the Obama Election Night watch party at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. AFP
Supporters of Obama cheer after networks project Obama as re-elected President in Chicago, Illinois. AFP
5 November 2012: US President Barack Obama waves at supporters during a campaign rally in Columbus, Ohio. AFP
5 November 2012: US President Barack Obama waves to supporters as he stands next to first lady Michelle Obama during his final presidential campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa. Reuters
19 August 2008: People watch as presumptive US Democratic presidential nominee Senator Barack Obama arrives at the Sheraton hotel on in Raleigh North Carolina. AFP
13 September 2008: US Democratic presidential candidate Illinois Senator Barack Obama speaks during a rally at Veterans Memorial Park in Manchester, New Hampshire. AFP
7 October 2008: Democrat Barack Obama (centre) greets supporters following his second presidential debate with Republican John McCain at Belmont University’s Curb Event Center on in Nashville, Tennessee. AFP
25 October 2008: US Democratic presidential candidate Illinois Senator Barack Obama gets back on stage after his microphone started working during a rally at the University of Nevada in Reno, Nevada. AFP
4 November 2008: US president-elect Barack Obama hugs his daughter Malia following his victory speech at his election party in Chicago. AFP
20 January 2009: Barack Obama (L) is sworn in as the 44th US president as his wife Michelle holds the Lincoln Bible at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. AFP
20 January 2009: President-elect Barack Obama was about to walk out to take the oath of office. Backstage at the US Capitol, he took one last look at his appearance in the mirror. Official White House Photo.
20 January 2009: During a freight elevator headed to one of the Inaugural Balls, the President removed his jacket and put it over the shoulders of his wife and staff members tried not to look! Official White House Photo.
21 January 2009: Obama’s first morning in the Oval Office as President of the US. Official White House Photo.
2 February 2009: White House valets had moved the sofas in the Oval Office to accommodate the large number of press photographers that came for the President’s meeting with Vermont governor Jim Douglas. Official White House Photo.
4 February 2009: The President talks with aides during an impromptu meeting around the Resolute desk. Official White House Photo.
22 February 2009: The President dances with his wife during the first formal function at the White House in the administration: the Governors Ball. Official White House Photo.
7 April 2009: President Obama fist-bumps a US soldier at Camp Victory in Baghdad. Official White House Photo.
20 May 2009: President Obama decided to move his meeting with his senior advisors outside to the Rose Garden on a spring day. Official White House Photo.
22 May 2009: A voracious reader that he is; Obama reads the business section of the New York Times while flying to the US Naval Academy aboard the Marine One helicopter. Official White House Photo.
25 August 2009: On vacation in Martha’s Vineyard, the President shared a moment with his young niece, Savita. Official White House Photo.
24 December 2009: Obama, first lady Michelle (left) and their daughters Malia(right) and Sasha arrive to board the Air Force One at the Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on to leave for Hawaii for Christmas vacation. AFP
16 November 2009: The President listens during a meeting aboard Air Force One while flying to Beijing, China. Official White House Photo.
1 May 2011: Obama listens during one in a series of meetings discussing the mission against Osama bin Laden, in White House. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza.
1 May 2011: President Barack Obama walks through the Cross Hall of the White House after delivering a statement to the media on the mission against Osama bin Laden. Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy.
4 September 2012: Obama and his daughters, Malia, left, and Sasha, watch TV as first lady Michelle delivers her speech at the Democratic National Convention in the White House. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza.
11 December 2011: Obama with his family. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza