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Barack Obama

  • Birth.

    He was born in the city of Honolulu, Hawaii. Son of Barack Obama Sr., a Kenyan economist; and Stanley Ann Dunham, an American anthropologist.
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    During the civil forum for the presidency, held at the Saddleback Church, Obama admitted to using marijuana, cocaine and alcohol as a teenager.
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    Law professor.

    He was a professor of constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School.
  • Marriage.

    Obama married Michelle Obama at age 58. She met Barack Obama at the law firm they both worked for.
  • Ann Dunham´s death.

    Ann Dunham´s death.
    Obama's mother passed away in Hawaii, USA from ovarian cancer.
  • A visit to a Russian facility.

    A visit to a Russian facility.
    Obama with Senator Richard Lugar on a visit to a Russian mobile missile launch pad dismantling facility in August 2005.
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    His senate.

    He was a senator for the state of Illinois.
  • Law on the Promotion of Democracy.

    Law on the Promotion of Democracy.
    President Bush signed the Democratic Republic of the Congo Democracy, Security, and Relief Act into law, becoming the first law enacted and overwhelmingly sponsored by Obama.
  • Environment and public works.

    Environment and public works.
    In December 2006, Obama held various roles on Senate committees dealing with the environment and public works, international relations, and veterans' issues.
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    Open Government and Honest Leadership Act.

    In January 2007, he supported the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act, which was finally approved in September. In addition, he introduced the bill S.453, with the purpose of criminalizing corrupt practices in federal elections, and in 2007 he introduced the Iraq War De-Escalation Act of 2007. ).
  • Candidacy for the presidency of the United States.

    Candidacy for the presidency of the United States.
    Obama announced his candidacy for the presidency of the United States in front of the old state capitol building in Springfield, Illinois. The choice of this location for its announcement was symbolic, as it was the place where Abraham Lincoln delivered his historic House Divided speech in 1858.
  • His campaign set another record.

    His campaign set another record.
    In January 2008, his campaign set another record with $36.8 million, the highest amount ever raised in a month by a presidential candidate in a Democratic primary election.
  • Presidency.

    Obama becomes the first black candidate for the US presidency.
    After his victory in the elections, Barack Obama became president, the first African-American president in more than 200 years of history. The senator for the State of Illinois and candidate of the Democratic Party became the 44th president of the first world power.
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    Who is he?

    Barack Obama is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States of America.
  • Nobel Peace Prize.

    Nobel Peace Prize.
    He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his diplomatic efforts in favor of nuclear disarmament, the achievement of a peace process in the Middle East and the promotion of the fight against climate change.
  • Domestic political initiatives.

    Other domestic policy initiatives have included the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Acts or the Dodd-Frank Consumer Protection and Financial Reform Act,12 or the repeal of the Don't ask, don't tell policy. on homosexuality in the Army.
  • Terrorists.

    Announced to the media that a group of US Army special forces had killed terrorist Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.
  • Re-election campaign.

    Re-election campaign.
    Announced the start of his presidential re-election campaign for 2012.
  • Was reelected.

    Was reelected.
    He was re-elected to serve for a further four years, after beating Republican candidate Mitt Romney.
  • Gun control.

    Gun control.
    Together with other senators, he promoted the law for the control of conventional weapons and to promote greater public accountability in the use of federal funds.