The Year Of Living Presidentially: Obama’s First 365 Days

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Today marks the one year anniversary of Barack Obama’s inauguration as the 44th President of the United States. TPM takes a look back at some of the most resonating images of the President’s first year, courtesy of the White House official photographer Pete Souza.

January 20: President-Elect Obama waits at the U.S. Capitol before taking the official oath of office.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

February 2: President Obama shifts Oval Office furniture around with help from Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas (R).

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

February 2: The President talks on the phone with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

February 10: The Democratic Blue Dog Coalition meets with Obama in the State Dining Room.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

February 25: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stays behind to speak with Obama following a meeting with congressional leaders in the Cabinet Room.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

February 26: The Commander-In-Chief takes a late night solo walk to the Oval Office.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

March 2: The Obamas play in the snow on the White House lawn.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

March 5: Obama greets his daughters as they return from school.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

April 3: Aboard an Air Force One trek to France, Obama confers with Secretary of State Clinton.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

April 7: Presidential aides gather in an Air Force One conference room. Speaking on the phones are National Security Adviser Gen. James Jones (left) and Secret Service agent-in-charge Joe Clancy (right).

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

May 20: The President seizes on a beautiful Spring day, moving his meeting with senior advisers out to the Rose Garden.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

June 4: Obama navigates the steps inside the Pyramids during a tour of Egypt.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

July 3: Obama watches his daughters fish in a pond near Camp David.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

July 7: The President has a breakfast meeting with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Moscow.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

July 7: The First Family enjoys dinner atop their Moscow hotel overlooking the Kremlin.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

July 8, 2009: Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi ushers members of the G-8 summit in L’Aquila, Italy, to move inside for dinner.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

July 11: The President approaches a stage to give his farewell remarks to the people of Ghana.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

August 12: After the swearing-in of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the President looks on as she receives an embrace from her mother.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

September 27: On a family tour of the Jefferson Memorial and Washington Monument, President Obama and his daughter Sasha stop to read one of Thomas Jefferson’s speeches.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

October 9: Hours after learning of his 2009 Nobel Peace Prize win, the President looks over his remarks to be delivered to the press in the Rose Garden.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

October 13: The President and his daughter Sasha enjoy a dance at the Fiesta Latina event on the South Lawn.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

October 14: The President sits in deep thought as he listens to senior adviser David Axelrod at a climate change meeting.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

December 19: The President, snow ball in hand, chases Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel into the Rose Garden and the knee-deep snow.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

December 19: The First Lady, Malia and Sasha have some fun in the snow with Bo.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

December 24: On Christmas Eve, Obama chats with Vice President Biden after health care reform is passed in the Senate.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

December 29: On vacation in Hawaii, Obama hugs his daughter Malia while waiting to be connected to a conference call concerning the Christmas Day terrorist attack.

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

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