Profile: Barack Obama


AGE: 50

POLITICAL EXPERIENCE: He is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama previously served as a United States Senator from Illinois, from January 2005 until he resigned following his victory in the 2008 presidential election.

EDUCATION: He is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he was the president of the Harvard Law Review. Obama attended a three-year program in 1988 at Harvard Law School stating his point of view that a degree in law is the best vehicle to facilitate better community organization and activism.

FAMILY: Michelle Obama (wife); Children: Malia Ann and Natasha

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