While he served three terms in the Illinois State Senate, Barack Obama was in the US Senate for only one term, from 2004 until he was elected president in 2008.
Barack did not serve in the military.
He was a member of the Illinois Senate from January 8, 1997 - November 4, 2004: seven years.
President Obama did not serve in the U.S. Military.
Before becoming president, Barack Obama was elected to the Illinois state senate in 1996, and he was then elected to serve as a U.S. Senator from Illinois: he won that election in 2004.
Barack Obama did not serve as a US Representative (a member of the House of Representatives). He was first elected as a state senator in Illinois in 1996, and after three terms, he was elected as a member of the US Senate; he served as a senator until he decided to run for president. That said, as president, Barack Obama certainly does represent the United States. But prior to becoming the president, he was a member of the Senate, not the House of Representatives.
He was elected to the US Senate in 2004, and Senate terms are 6 years long. So, this is his first term as a US Senator. Before that he had a couple terms in the Illinois state senate.
President Obama was too young to serve the last time the draft was in effect.
Yes he did. He was a state senator in the Illinois legislature for three terms, beginning in 1996, and then he was elected to the United States Senate in 2004.