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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 shutdown, and spoke candidly about issues like privacy as it relates to the NSA leaks, immigration, same-sex marriages, and Nelson Mandela’s legacy.