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President Barack Obama: Defined by Idealistic Goals, Harsh Realities

December 28, 2016 12:32 AM
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President Barack Obama is wrapping up his time in office as America's 44th president. Swept into office promising hope and change, Obama leaves the White House eight years later with a high approval rating. But Obama also leaves after his choice for a successor, Hillary Clinton, suffered a stunning defeat to Republican Donald Trump. White House Correspondent Cindy Saine takes a look at some defining moments that shaped Barack Obama as a leader and as a person.