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President Barack Obama
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Barack Obama was elected as the 44th ________________________ of the United States of America. He was first elected President on ________________________ 4, 2008. He ran as a ______________________________ against the Republican John McCain. His Vice-President is Joseph Biden. Barack Obama is the _________________________ African-American president of the _______________________. Obama was elected for a second term in 2012.

Obama was ________________________________ on August 4, 1961, in Honolulu, _____________________________. His father, also named Barack Obama, was from Kogelo, a small _________________________ in Kenya, ______________________; his _____________________, Stanley Ann Dunham, was from Kansas. Obama was raised by his single mother and his __________________________ grandparents.

Obama graduated from Columbia University in 1983 with a __________________________ in political science. He then moved to _________________________, Illinois, and worked as a community _____________________________. He graduated from Harvard _____________ School in 1991, where he was the first African-American president of the Harvard Law Review (a prestigious magazine about law, edited by Harvard law students). He moved back to Chicago and _________________________ Michelle Robinson in 1992; they have two _________________________, Malia and Sasha. Obama was ________________________ to the Illinois State Senate in 1996, 1998, and 2002 (he lost a primary bid for the House of Representatives in 2000). He was elected to the US Senate in 2004 (Dem-IL). Obama has written two ________________, Dreams from My Father (1995) and The Audacity of ______________ (2006).



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