A Washington Post op-ed declared President Barack Obama the winner of 'The Worst Year in Washington" title.
Blogger Chris Cillizza said historians will view 2013 as Obama's "lost year," one that began with promise after his re-election but ended in disappointment with the botched healthcare law rollout.
What impact might the health care problems have on the 2014 Congressional elections? Dr. Paul Bonicelli, executive vice-president of Regent University who also served in the George W. Bush administration, answers this and more on CBN News Morning Show, Dec 17.
In between were a number of incidents, including the National Security Administration's spying scandal and revelations that the Internal Revenue Service targeted Tea Party groups for special attention in their applications for non-profit status.
Included in the list were ongoing accusations that the administration covered up details about its response to the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, which left Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others dead.
However, the greatest damage was a self-inflicted wound caused by the Affordable Care Act rollout, Obama's signature law.
The president's job approval ratings have plummeted to historic lows in recent weeks, much of it due to problems surrounding Obamacare.