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About Barack Obama Barack Hussein Obama II (pronounced /bəˈrɑːk huːˈseɪn oʊˈbɑːmə ðə ˈsɛk.ənd/; born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States. The first African American to hold the office, Obama had previously been the junior United States Senator from Illinois, serving from January 2005 until November 2008, when he resigned after his election to the presidency.Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he was the first African American president of the Harvard Law Review. He was a community organizer in Chicago before earning his law degree. He worked as a civil rights attorney in Chicago and also taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004. Obama served three terms in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004. Following an unsuccessful bid for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in 2000, Obama ran for United States Senate in 2004. His victory, from a crowded field, in the March 2004 Democratic primary raised his visibility. His prime-time televised keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in July 2004 made him a rising star nationally in the Democratic Party. He was elected to the U.S. Senate in November 2004 by the largest margin in Illinois history. He began his run for the presidency in February 2007. After a close campaign in the 2008 Democratic Party presidential primaries against Hillary Rodham Clinton, he won his party's nomination, becoming the first major party African American candidate for president. In the 2008 general election, he defeated Republican candidate John McCain and was inaugurated as president on January 20, 2009

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United States of America Leaders & Politicians Ranking

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Rank Name Total
1. Bill Clinton 11143
2. Ronald Reagan 8177
3. Barack Obama 7844
4. George W. Bush 4087
5. Richard Nixon 1095
6. Sarah Palin 825
7. Martin Luther King 712
8. Hillary Clinton 626
9. Condoleezza Rice 208
10. J.F. Kennedy 182

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114. Frood Fouladvand 8595
115. Farah Diba 8504
116. Ronald Reagan 8177
117. Yasser Arafat 8169
118. Barack Obama 7844
119. Dr Anbumani Ramados 7690
120. Mário Covas 7455
121. Mansoor Hekmat 7403
122. Anwar El Sadat 7192

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