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Barack Obama was first a community organizer and an advocate for the poor in Chicago, beginning in the mid-1980s. After going to law school at Harvard, he became a civil rights attorney, and a law professor at the University of Chicago Law School for nearly twelve years. In 1996, he ran for political office for the first time, becoming a state senator from Illinois; he was re-elected several times, and then became a U.S. Senator from the same state in 2004. He is also the author of two best-selling books.
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His second term is scheduled to end on Jan. 20,2017.
Both are deceased. His mother died of cancer in 1995, and his father died in an automobile accident in 1982. His maternal grandmother, who helped to raise him, is also decease…d, having died just before Mr. Obama was elected in 2008. Both of Barack Obama's parents are deceased. His father (Barack Obama, Sr.) died in a fatal car accident in 1982 and his mother (Stanley Ann Dunham) died of ovarian cancer in November 1995.
These days, Barack Obama's career is being the President of the United States. But prior to that, his career was in law: he was a civil rights attorney and a professor of law.… He entered politics in 1996, winning his first election and serving as an Illinois State Senator.
Mr. Obama enjoys playing basketball with his friends. He also enjoys reading, and he enjoys playing golf.
They were baptized by the Reverend Jeremiah Wright, at the same Chicago church where Barack and Michelle attended off-and-on for about fifteen years and where the couple had b…een married in 1992.
The President, Barack Obama, II, was named after his father, Barack Obama, Sr. Barack is a traditional family name and common in the area where his father was born.
Barack Obama's Skype Name is: ThePresidentObama
Barack Obama's height is six one and a hlaf Obama is 6'1 (73 inches.) If elected Obama would be tied with Andrew Jackson and Ronald Reagan for our 9th t…allest president. the answer to this question would be,just because im smart,,,,is 6' 1½" also 1.87 M
Below, compiled from and cross-checked among a host of sources, is what we believe to be the most thorough account of the president's work history. (Several details from his e…arly years are unknown, and will remain so for now; the White House did not respond to our request to verify the accuracy of our list and fill in the blanks.) 1975 or 1976 - ice cream scooper, Baskin-Robbins - Honolulu - Obama claims to have lost his taste for ice cream during this, his first job, the duration of which is not publicly known. Date unknown - deli counter clerk, business name unknown - Honolulu - Obama had a summer job at a deli counter in Hawaii, making sandwiches, his spokesman said during the presidential campaign. 1980 - gift shop sales clerk, business name unknown - Honolulu - Obama worked at a gift shop in Hawaii selling island souvenirs the summer after his freshman year at Occidental College in California. Sometime between 1981-1983 - construction worker, business name unknown - New York - Obama cleared a construction site for a summer on Manhattan's Upper West Side while attending Columbia University, the Associated Press reported. Obama referred to this job inDreams From My Father . Sometime between 1981-1983 - position unknown, company unknown - New York - During his years at Columbia University, Obama worked one summer for a private company processing health records of either police or firefighters, his spokesman said during the presidential campaign. Sometime between 1981-1983 - telemarketer, company unknown - New York - During one school year at Columbia, Obama was a telemarketer in midtown Manhattan selling New York Times subscriptions over the phone, his spokesman said during the presidential campaign. 1983-84 - research assistant, Business International Corporation - New York - At this firm that helped American companies do business abroad, Obama was a researcher and writer for a reference service called Financing Foreign Operations; among his duties was writing a newsletter called Business International Money Report. 1985 - project coordinator, New York Public Interest Research Group - New York - Obama mobilized student volunteers at City College in Harlem for NYPIRG, a nonprofit organization that promotes consumer, environmental and government reform. He promoted activism around issues such as mass transit, higher education, tuition, financial aid and recycling. 1985-1988 - community organizer, Developing Communities Project - Chicago - Obama advocated for asbestos removal, job training and public-works services at this community organization on Chicago's South Side. 1988 - research assistant, Lawrence Tribe - student assistant to this Harvard Law School professor and renowned constitutional scholar. 1989 - summer associate, Hopkins & Sutter - Obama held this job the summer between his first and second years of law school. 1990 - summer associate, Sidley & Austin - After his second year of law school Obama was a summer associate for one of the world's oldest and largest law firms, where he met Michelle Robinson, his future wife. 1990-1991 - president, Harvard Law Review - Obama was the first African-American to hold this prestigious position. 1991-1992 - executive director, Project Vote - Ran a campaign that registered nearly 150,000 black voters for the 1992 elections. 1993-2004 - associate and partner (starting 1996), Davis, Miner, Barnhill & Galland - Chicago - defended clients ranging from landlords to a securities trader, and handled employment-discrimination and voting-rights cases at this Chicago law firm. 1993-2004 - part-time lecturer, University of Chicago Law School - Chicago - lectured on constitutional law. 1995 - author, Times Books - published memoir, Dreams From My Father. 1997-2004 - state senator, Illinois - senator from Illinois' 13th District on Chicago's South Side. 2005-2008 - U.S. Senator - represented Illinois in the U.S. Senate. 2006 -- Author, Random House - published The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream. 2009 - President, United States - Washington - In his current position, Obama is the head of state of the most powerful country in the world. He runs the executive branch and serves as commander in chief of the armed forces.
If you are asking about his ancestry, he is biracial, African on his dad's side and American on his mom's; he was born in Hawaii in 1961, when his parents were college student…s. When he was two, his dad abandoned the family, and his parents were ultimately divorced. When young Barack was about five, his mom re-married and they moved to Indonesia, where they lived for about four years. Although he recalls being generally happy there, he missed his friends and grandparents in Hawaii, plus his mom wanted him to attend better schools, so he moved back to Hawaii to live with his grandparents, graduating from high school in 1979. He attended Occidental College in Los Angeles, California for two years, and then transferred to Columbia in New York, where he graduated in 1983. he found work in Chicago, at a Catholic-run charity, where he was a community organizer and advocate for the poor. He went to Harvard Law School and graduated in 1991, returning to Chicago to be a civil rights attorney and teaching law at the University of Chicago Law School for nearly twelve years. He married a lawyer (Michelle Robinson), and they had two daughters. He decided to enter politics, and in 1996 was elected to the Illinois state senate, where he served for three terms, before becoming a US senator in 2004 and then president in 2008. I enclose some links to further biographical data about him.
His slogan is "Change we can believe in" "Change we can believe in" is Barack Hussein Obama's slogan. Nobody has yet taken him to task for the poor English used in his slogan…. One should never end a sentence with a preposition. He said Change... Actually this is incorrect. You can end a sentence with a preposition, if it is needed. For example, it would sound awkward to say: "Change in which we can believe." That is horrible. When it is incorrect is when the preposition is redundant. For example, "Where is the change at?". The preposition "at" is not needed in this sentence, "Where is the change" is enough. Alas, you are wrong and the Columbia and Harvard educated President is right "Change you can believe in...(or not) and "Yes we can" (and he and Palosi did)
There is no caste system in America. Perhaps you are referring to his race-- his is actually biracial, since he mother was white and his father was black.
Barack Obama's stepfather was Lolo Soetoro. He died in 1987. Lolo Soetoro His step-father was Lolo Soetoro and he came from Indonesia.
Obama has a total of 12 years experience in government, both state and federal.
Barack Obama was born in Hawaii in 1961. He later moved from Hawaii to California to study at Occidental College, then transferred to Columbia University two years later, …where he majored in political science with a concentration in international relations. Post-undergrad he worked for the Business International Corporation and the New York Public Interest Research Group. A few years later he entered Harvard Law School, spending his summers working as an associate in Chicago law firms.
Some of Barack Obama's responsibilities are: Govern according to the U.S. ConstitutionGet the troops out of IraqWork to Improve the economyWork with the Congress
His first cabinet was a very diverse cabinet, comprised of women, minorities, and white males. It also included Republicans as well as Democrats. But in the second term, a…s often happens, some of the members did not want to continue for a second term. For example, Hillary Clinton was secretary of state in the first term, but she was replaced by John Kerry in Mr. Obama's second term. Some critics have said his second term cabinet is not as diverse, although it again includes Republicans as well as Democrats. A link to the names of the 2012 cabinet is enclosed.