Barack Obama's top 25 campaign promises: How'd he do?

Editor’s note: PolitiFact will soon publish a series of reports outlining how President Barack Obama performed in keeping his campaign promises of 2008 and 2012. In-depth stories will look at the economy, health care, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, climate change and more. As a preview, this report outlines how Obama has performed on 25 specific pledges. As he campaigned for president in 2008 and 2012, Barack Obama amassed a record of more than 500 campaign promises. Some were almost oddly specific on policy (giving Al Gore a role on global warming, or increasing funding for programs that conserve … >>More stories from National


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