Obama was sworn in as a Senator on January 4, 2005.
You can do the counting yourself, but as of today (August 11, 2008) I count 3 years, 7 months, 7 days. As of today, that makes 1,318 days.
Actually, this is a gross overstatement.
If you consider only the number of work days in the senate from the time of his election until he formed his presidential campaign, Obama served 144 days in the senate. McCain has served just under 2,000.
Actually, you undershot it... it was 1413 days :)... the answer was just on a quiz show :D
768 days before he started his presidential campaign, 1416 days total.
How many more days is obama in office
After earning his JD from Harvard, Obama worked on Illinois Project Vote.In 1993 he went to work for Miner, Barnhill and Galland. At that firm he worked on voter rights and employment litigation, real estate transactions involving not-for-profits and low income and mixed income housing projects.Also in 1993 Barack became a legal professor at the University of Chicago. He taught constitutional law.He served in the Illinois Senate from 1997-2004 and served the U.S senate from 2004 to date (127 days).
California's Gold - 1991 Barack Obama's California College Days was released on: USA: 13 November 2008
No. Barack Obama is not at 47 years,5 months,16 days. He ranks #5 `
Barack Obama served as an Illinois state senator for three terms. According to newspaper reports, his constituents found him to be very available, and committed to helping his district. He then served as a U.S. senator from 2004 to 2008. By most accounts, he was very involved in his senatorial work from 2004 to 2007; but when he decided to run for president, he began spending less time in Washington DC and more time on his campaign.
Barack Obama served as the 44th U.S. president for eight years -- or 2,922 days. He became the third consecutive president to fulfill two complete terms in office (Bill Clinton and George W. Bush preceded him). That had not been done since the early 19th century, when Presidents Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and James Monroe each served two four-year terms.
It is unclear what you are asking. If you are asking about how long he served in congress, he served nearly 12 years as an Illinois state senator, and then 4 years as a U.S. senator. Given 365 days in a year, we may say his congressional service was about 4,380 days in the state legislature and then 1,460 days in the senate, for a total of 5,840 days (the numbers may be off, given a couple of extra days during leap years). As President, he was elected in November 2008 and took office in January 2009. In January 2013, he will begin his second 4-year term.