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Review: Obama's first 100 days as U.S. president

2009-04-29 04:06:35 GMT2009-04-29 12:06:35 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

The file photo taken on April 16, 2009 shows an image of U.S. President Obama on a wall in the White House Sceince Office. Ushered into the White House on a tidal wave of emotion, hope and expectation, President Barack Obama will mark his 100th day in office on April 29. Obama's administration tried to remake Washington, recover the economy and reshape the nation in the first 100 days. However, situation is still serious with millions of people jobless, billions of dollars in bailouts and trillions of dollars in U.S. debt. Yet encouragingly, 50 percent of the Americans now think the country is heading on the right track. For Obama, further 100 days may be needed in a bid to make histroy. (Photo was converted from chromophotograph into black-and-white)(Xinhua/Zhang Yan)

U.S. President Barack Obama prepares to make an announcement about the American automotive industry, at White House in Washinton, in this file photo taken on March 30, 2009.(Xinhua/Zhang Yan)

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and Vice President Joe Biden attend the opening ceremony for the Fiscal Responsibility Summit at White House in Washington, capital of the United States, Feb. 23, 2009. (Xinhua/Zhang Yan)

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a speech at the Lincoln Tribute ceremony at the Capitol Hill in Washintong, D.C., capital of the United States, Feb. 12, 2009. (Xinhua/Zhang Yan)

U.S. President Barack Obama walks from Marine One helicopter on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, after he and his family returned from Camp David, March 29, 2009. (Xinhua/Zhang Yan)

Ushered into the White House on a tidal wave of emotion, hope and expectation, President Barack Obama will mark his 100th day in office on April 29.

Obama's administration tried to remake Washington, recover the economy and reshape the nation in the first 100 days. However, situation is still serious with millions of people jobless, billions of dollars in bailouts and trillions of dollars in U.S. debt.

Yet encouragingly, 50 percent of the Americans now think the country is heading on the right track. For Obama, further 100 days may be needed in a bid to make histroy.

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