The "first 100 days" of the Franklin D. Roosevelt presidency lasted from 9 March to 16 June 1933, and Congress passed 15 major bills at his request. The period has subsequently become a benchmark for judging how quickly a president or a Congress can move to implement a vision. This article documents the first 100 days of the Barrack Obama administration, which began 20 January 2009 with his inauguration.
Day 36 - 24 February 2009Obama's State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress.
Day 38 - 26 February 2009Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) "called for the resignation Thursday of Doug Whitmer, FEMA chief of staff of the Louisiana Transitional Recovery Office in New Orleans."
Day 37 - 25 FebruaryPresident Obama names Gary Locke to be his Commerce Secretary nominee; Locke is the third attempt to find someone for this post.
Day 35 - 23 February 2009President Obama names Vice President Biden to oversee administration of the Recovery act.
Day 34 - 22 February 2009The 2009 Governors’ Dinner is at the White House.
Day 33 - 21 February 2009In his website chat, the President announced a tax cut.
Day 32 - 20 February 2009Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and National Economic Adviser Larry Summers convened the Presidential Task Force on the Auto Industry.
Executive Order 13390 Amended: this EO governs the emergency response to Hurricane Katrina.