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A Brief History Of Obama Grading His Own Presidency

From "a solid b-plus" in 2009 to three years of "incomplete."

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December 2009: Solid B+

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August 2010: Incomplete

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"Well, I think it's incomplete. Until the economy has rebounded fully. But when I look back on what we've accomplished in the last 18 months, preventing the country sinking into a Great Depression, two economists, including John McCain's economist from the campaign, estimated that if we hadn't made the decisions we've made, you would have had an additional eight million people unemployed, and we would be in a Great Depression."

October 2011: Incomplete

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May 2012: Incomplete

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September 2012: Incomplete

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Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

Contact Andrew Kaczynski at andrew.kaczynski@buzzfeed.com.

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