Barack Hussein Obama II
From: Honolulu, Hawaii
Education: Occidental College (Freshman and Sophomore) Columbia University (remainder of bachelor's) Harvard Law
Before entering the political realm President Obama was a Community Organizer in a poor community in Chicago. He helped to improve conditions within housing projects as well as setting up a job training program.
Chicago Senator: 1997-2004
US Senator: 2004-2008
Obama ran his first political campaign in 1996, following Alice Palmer running for Congress. After 2002, Democrats gained control over the Senate and Obama helped pass over 300 bills.
"Change we can believe in"