• “A Special Message from Barack”

    On January 2nd, 2008, the eve of the Iowa caucus, the Obama campaign released this video. It’s a message from candidate Obama to caucus-goers, setting out what he’d do if elected President:

    “…fix health care, make college affordable, become energy independent, and end this war.”

    Four years later, here’s what we’ve accomplished:

    • Reformed our health care system by introducing the Affordable Care Act, making sure that millions more Americans will have access to good, affordable health care.

    • Made college more affordable by doubling funding for Pell Grants and introducing student loan reform.

    • Made progress toward energy independence by increasing domestic oil and gas production, introducing historic fuel efficiency standards, and doubling funding for clean energy.

    • Ended the war in Iraq.

    Tomorrow, voters all across the state will go to the caucuses again to support President Obama. Join them by finding your local caucus site today.

    IA