Presidential speeches: Obama through the years (13 images)

A look at some of President Obama's most memorable speeches over the years.
Updated: Jan. 10, 2017 at 4:46 PM
Barack Obama, candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in Illinois, delivers the keynote address during the Democratic National Convention in Boston on July 27, 2004. Photo by Roger L. Wollenberg/UPI
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President-elect Barack Obama addresses the massive crowd at his election night rally in Grant Park in Chicago on November 4, 2008. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI
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President-elect Barack Obama addresses the massive crowd at his election night rally in Grant Park in Chicago on November 4, 2008. More than 65,000 people attended the rally. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI
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President Barack Obama waves after his Inaugural speech as former President George W. Bush applauds after Obama was sworn-in as the 44th President of the United States on the west steps of the Capitol on January 20, 2009. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI
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U.S. President Barack Obama waves in the House Chamber before delivering his first State of the Union address in the U.S. Capitol in Washington on January 27, 2010. Vice President Joe Biden and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., applaud behind him. Photo by Roger L. Wollenberg/UPI
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President Barack Obama speaks at a rally celebrating the final passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act at the Interior Department in Washington on March 23, 2010. With President Obama are Vice President Joe Biden (L) and Vicki Kennedy (R), widow of Senator Edward Kennedy. Pool photo by Dennis Brack/UPI
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President Barack Obama makes a televised statement from the East Room of the White House on May 1, 2011, announcing that Osama bin Laden has been killed. Pool photo by Brendan Smialowski/UPI
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