Barack Obama





Barack Obama


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in Honolulu, Hawaii, The United States
August 04, 1961

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Barack Obama was the 44th President of the United States of America. He was the first African-American to be elected President of the United States and was the first to be nominated for President by a major U.S. political party. He was the junior U.S. Senator from Illinois from 2005 until he resigned on November 16, 2008, following his election to the Presidency.

Barack Obama is the son of Barack Obama, Sr. and Ann Dunham. He graduated from Columbia University in 1983, then moved to Chicago in 1985 to work for a church-based group seeking to improve living conditions in poor neighborhoods plagued with crime and high unemployment. In 1991, Obama graduated from Harvard Law School where he was the first African American president of the Harvard
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“Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”
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“The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.”
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“A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.”
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Who do you want to win the 2008 United States presidential election?

Barack Obama Barack Obama, Democratic Party candidate
 
  3180 votes, 70.3%

John McCain John McCain, Republican Party candidate
 
  1042 votes, 23.0%

Someone else (tell us who in comments below)
 
  123 votes, 2.7%

Bob Barr Bob Barr, Libertarian Party candidate
 
  67 votes, 1.5%

Ralph Nader Ralph Nader, Independent candidate
 
  61 votes, 1.3%

Cynthia McKinney Cynthia McKinney, Green Party candidate
 
  52 votes, 1.1%

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