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"Today I say to you that the challenges we face are real. They are serious and they are many. They will not be met easily or in a short span of time. But know this America: They will be met."
--Inaugural Address, 2009
Full Name: Barack Hussein Obama, II.
Born: August 4, 1961
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii
Father: Barack H. Obama, Sr. (1936-1982)
Step-Father: Lolo Soetoro (1935-1987)
Mother: Ann Dunham (1942-1995)
Wife: Michelle Obama (1964- )
Married: October 3, 1992
Religious Preference: Unknown
Previous Experience: Lawyer, U.S. Senator
Political Party: Democratic
Age at Inauguration: 47
Term of Office: January 20, 2009 - January 20, 2017
Vice-President: Joseph R. Biden, Jr. (2009-2017)
|Year||Candidate Name||Electoral Vote||Popular Vote|
|2008||Barack Obama (D)||365||69,456,000|
|John McCain (R)||173||59,934,000|
|2012||Barack Obama (D)||332||65,446,032|
|Mitt Romney (R)||206||60,589,084|