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Barack obama

  1. 1. Barack Obama
  2. 3. <ul><li>Political career: 1996–2008 </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>State legislator: 1997–2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Obama was elected to the Illinois Senate in 1996 </li></ul><ul><li>in 1998 and 2002 he was reelected again </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>resigned from the Illinois Senate in November 2004 following his election to the U.S. Senate </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>2004 U.S. Senate campaign </li></ul><ul><li>Obama received 70% </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>U.S. Senator: 2005–2008 Obama was sworn in as a senator on January 4, 2005 </li></ul>
  7. 9. <ul><li>Obama held assignments on the Senate Committees for: </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign Relations; </li></ul><ul><li>Environment and Public Works; </li></ul><ul><li>Veterans' Affairs Health; </li></ul><ul><li>Education; </li></ul><ul><li>Labor and Pensions; </li></ul><ul><li>Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs; </li></ul><ul><li>European Affairs. </li></ul>
  8. 10. <ul><li>2008 presidential campaign </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis: </li></ul><ul><li>ending the Iraq War, </li></ul><ul><li>increasing energy independence </li></ul><ul><li>providing universal health care </li></ul>
  9. 13. <ul><li>Presidency </li></ul><ul><li>The inauguration of Barack Obama as the forty-fourth President took place on January 20, 2009 </li></ul>

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