In 2008, he campaigned on a platform of hope and change. Now, President Obama’s historic tenure is winding down. The President will deliver his farewell address Tuesday night in Chicago.
WUWM looks back at what some Milwaukeeans were saying about the President when he was first sworn-in and what they’re saying now.
Thousands of Milwaukeeans were in a festive mood on Inauguration Day, 2009. WUWM had fanned out across town to speak with people attending celebrations. At one event, we asked folks what campaign promises they expected the new president to keep.