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The Miami Times 2013 Year in Review

Obama, 2012 Time Person of the Year: Although President Obama’s second inaugural lacked the historical weight of his first, his presidency unveiled his widespread health insurance plan for Americans dubbed Obamacare. A major source of controversy due to its flawed website, Obamacare was a much discussed, bi-partisan topic. Later, he battled Congress on such issues as the sequestration and government shut-down, and spoke candidly about issues like privacy as it relates to the NSA leaks, immigration, same-sex marriages, and Nelson Mandela’s legacy.