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Pres. Barack Obama

Democrat  •  Illinois  •  2nd Term  •  Sworn In 2009
Current Term 2013 - 2017 View All



Barack Obama was born August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii.{{fact}} Obama studied for two years at Occidental College, before transferring to Columbia University. There he majored in political science, with a specialization in international relations. Upon graduation, he worked for a year at newsletter publisher Business International (now part of The Economist Group), and moved to Chicago, where he was a community organizer in the Altgeld Gardens housing project on the city's South Side. It was during his time spent here that Obama joined the Trinity United Church of Christ. Read More...

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