Who was the president before Obama?
|41||George H. W. Bush||Out of office|
|42||Bill Clinton||State attorney general|
|43||George W. Bush||Out of office|
|44||Barack Obama||State legislator|
Who ran with Obama?
2012 United States presidential election
|Nominee||Barack Obama||Mitt Romney|
|Running mate||Joe Biden||Paul Ryan|
What was significant about the outcome of the 2008 presidential election?
Obama won a decisive victory over McCain, winning the Electoral College and the popular vote by a sizable margin, including states that had not voted for the Democratic presidential candidate since 1976 (North Carolina) and 1964 (Indiana and Virginia).
When did Obama pull out of Afghanistan?
Withdrawal of United States troops from Afghanistan (2011–2016)
|Date||14 June 2011 – 31 December 2016|
|Result||Withdrawal completed in December 2016 and larger United States presence United States keeps 13,000 troops as of October 2019.|
Who ran against Bill Clinton for president?
Clinton was elected president in 1992, defeating incumbent Republican President George H. W. Bush. At age 46, he became the third-youngest president in history.
How many Americans were deployed to Afghanistan?
2.8 million service members have been to the war zones of Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001, and over half of them have deployed more than once.
Is the war in Afghanistan still going on 2021?
Meanwhile, fighting raged between the Taliban and Afghan government forces, with analysts from Al Jazeera saying that the Taliban is “at the door of Kabul.” On 8 July 2021, President Biden announced that the official conclusion to the war in Afghanistan will be on 31 August 2021.
Who Won Presidential Election 2020?
The Democratic ticket of former vice president Joe Biden and the junior U.S. senator from California Kamala Harris defeated the incumbent Republican president Donald Trump and incumbent vice president Mike Pence.