Barack Obama, born 04 August 1961, is a Democrat who was a Senator of Illinois.
Education: Columbia University - Bachelors in Political Science, 1983. Harvard University - Law Degree, 1991.
Politics: Illinois State Senate 1996-2004. U.S. Senate January 2005-Present.
Other Work: Community organizer, civil rights lawyer, teacher of Constitutional Law at the University of Chicago Law School.
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Barack Obama was born in Hawaii on August 4th, 1961. His father, Barack Obama Sr., was born and raised in a small village in Kenya, where he grew up herding goats with his own father, who was a domestic servant to the British. Barack's mother, Ann Dunham, grew up in small-town Kansas.
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- "I don't oppose all wars. And I know that in this crowd today, there is no shortage of patriots, or of patriotism. What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war."
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