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S. economy. In March, Obama directs the government to take over two failing carmakers, General Motors and Chrysler. 2010 2010 Obama signs the Affordable Care Act into law on March 23. In November, Republicans gain control of the House of Representatives. They also win six Senate seats. 2011 In May, Obama announces that terrorist leader Osama bin Laden has been killed by a team of Navy SEALs. 2012 Obama launches his campaign for reelection on May 5. Obama wins the presidential election on November 6.
A partisan voter might vote for a political candidate who is a member of their political party, even if that voter likes a candidate from a different party better. political science (puh-LIT-i-kul SYEeuhns): Political science is the study of government and politics. Obama studied political science at Columbia University. politics (PAW-li-tiks): Politics refers to the actions and practices of the government. Obama’s first job in politics was as a member of the Illinois state senate. prejudice (PREJ-uh-dis): Prejudice is having a bad opinion about someone without good reason.
But he found that goal difficult to achieve. In 2012, he told a television interviewer, “I haven’t been able to change the atmosphere here in Washington to reflect the decency and common sense of ordinary people . . who I think just want to see their leadership solve problems. ” Congress is organized along party lines. Democrats tend to support Democratic causes. Republicans lean toward Republican causes. Since the 1980s, the gap between the two parties has widened. A majority of members on both sides only want policies that support their beliefs.