Obama returns to Washington
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama along with their daughters Sasha and Malia make their way to board Air Force One January 2, 2011 at Hickam Air Force Base in Honolulu.
January 3rd, 2012
07:40 AM ET
2 years ago

Obama returns to Washington

(CNN) - President Barack Obama returned to Washington on Tuesday from a family holiday in Hawaii.

He arrived to a decidedly different climate rife with political battles, overseas crises and continued economic uncertainty.

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  1. diridi

    Obbie, you have a wonderful year...good luck in 2012. See you as next President of this great big nation. Obama2012.

    January 3, 2012 08:09 am at 8:09 am |
  2. Dominican mama 4 Obama

    He arrived to a decidedly different climate rife with political battles, overseas crises and continued economic uncertainty
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    "Different climate"? Sounds like more of the same to me. The only thing that will be different is that the President will hopefully be a little rested after his well-deserved vacation.
    HAPPY NEW YEAR to all!!

    January 3, 2012 08:11 am at 8:11 am |
  3. T'sah From Virginia

    Welcome back First Family – I hope you enjoyed your well-deserved vacation!!!

    Obamas – 2012!!!

    January 3, 2012 08:22 am at 8:22 am |
  4. lyn

    Happy new year to our President and his family, may the Lord keep him and his love ones safe, from the ones who hate him. God bless President Obama you doing a great job.

    January 3, 2012 09:51 am at 9:51 am |
  5. informed voter

    Welcome back President and Mrs. Obama! I hope you got some much needed rest, because it's time to get fired up for the 2012 election. We are with you, Mr. President, as are many smart, sane, hard working Americans. Keep fighting for the people.

    January 3, 2012 10:09 am at 10:09 am |
  6. Marry

    I hope you had a few very nice days with you fine family, Mr. President! You are looking great! Happy New Year!
    President Obama2012!!!

    January 3, 2012 11:02 am at 11:02 am |