Barack Obama

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Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II (pronounced /bəˈrɑːk hʊˈseɪn oʊˈbɑːmə/; born August 4, 1961) is the Junior United States Senator from Illinois, and voted in on November 4, 2008 as the President of the United States of America. He took office as the forty-fourth (44th) President of the United States on January 20, 2009. Obama is the first African American to be elected President of the United States, and was the first to be nominated for President by Democratic - a major U.S. political party. Obama is also the first candidate born in Hawaii to have been nominated and subsequently elected president.

Barack Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School.

In June 1989, Obama met Michelle Robinson, whom he later married, when he was employed as a summer associate at the Chicago law firm of Sidley Austin. The couple's first daughter, Malia Ann, was born in 1998,followed by a second daughter, Natasha ("Sasha"), in 2001.


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_Obama


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References

  1. "Barack Obama." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 6 Nov 2008, 11:01 UTC. 6 Nov 2008 <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Barack_Obama&oldid=250011829>.
  2. Biography at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress