President Obama‚Äôs re-election, the ”fiscal cliff” standoff, the Affordable Care Act upheld, gay marriage, and everything in between - Reuters TV looks back at a packed political year.

News photographers take pictures on a large map that illustrates various routes and access points for the upcoming 2013 inauguration of President Barack Obama at the DC Armory in Washington December 12, 2012. The sixty by forty foot map shows various details that will be used on January 20, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

News photographers take pictures on a large map that illustrates various routes and access points for the upcoming 2013 inauguration of President Barack Obama at the DC Armory in Washington December 12, 2012. The sixty by forty foot map shows various details that will be used on January 20, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Michelle Obama works on decorations as she welcomes military families, including Gold Star and Blue Star parents, spouses and children for the first viewing of the 2012 holiday decorations at the White House in Washington November 28, 2012. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

Michelle Obama works on decorations as she welcomes military families, including Gold Star and Blue Star parents, spouses and children for the first viewing of the 2012 holiday decorations at the White House in Washington November 28, 2012. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

The White House Christmas Tree, a 19-foot Fraser Fir from Jefferson, North Carolina is delivered by horse drawn-carriage in Washington on November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

The White House Christmas Tree, a 19-foot Fraser Fir from Jefferson, North Carolina is delivered by horse drawn-carriage in Washington on November 23, 2012. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

President Barack Obama pardons the 2012 Thanksgiving Turkey, Cobbler, next to his daughters Sasha and Malia (R) and National Turkey Federation chairman Steve Willardsen in The Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

President Barack Obama pardons the 2012 Thanksgiving Turkey, Cobbler, next to his daughters Sasha and Malia (R) and National Turkey Federation chairman Steve Willardsen in The Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, November 21, 2012. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas