President Obama

By:Cameron Bailey

Presidential Facts

1.Created the "Obamacare Health Insurance".


2.Obama is the 44th and current president of the United States.


3.He was elected to the U.S. presidency in 2008.


4.He campaigned on an ambitious agenda of financial reform,and alternative energy.


5.When Obama took office, he inherited a global economic recession, two ongoing foreign wars and the lowest international favorability rating for the United States ever.

Summary

Born on August 4, 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii, Barack Obama is the 44th and current president of the United States. He was a civil-rights lawyer and teacher before pursuing a political career. He was elected to the Illinois State Senate in 1996, serving from 1997 to 2004. He was elected to the U.S. presidency in 2008,and won re-election in 2012 against Republican challenger Mitt Romney.