Time Names Obama Person of the Year for ‘Historic’ Re-election

Rick Stengel calls Obama a 'symbol of the new America'

Time named President Barrack Obama its Person of the Year—a choice that's not surprising, given the president's hard-won re-election, but unusual nonetheless. Time managing editor Rick Stengel revealed the magazine's choice on the Today show.

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