Senin, 26 Januari 2009
Barack Obama Profil's
Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of United State. He is the first to hold the office. Obama was the Junior United State Senator from Illinois from January 3, 2005 until his resignation on November 16, 2008, following his. He was sworn into office on January 20, 2009 in an inaugural ceremony at the United State Capitol in Washington, D.C.
Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he was the first African American president of the. He worked as a community organizer, and practiced as a civil rights attorney in Chicago before serving three terms in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004. He also taught Constitutional Law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004. Following an unsuccessful bid for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in 2000, Obama was elected to the Senate in November 2004. Obama delivered the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in July 2004. As a member of the Democratic minority in the 109th Congress, Obama helped create legislation to control conventional weapons and to promote greater public accountability in the use of federal funds. He also made official trips to Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. During the 110th Congress, he helped create legislation regarding lobbying and electoral fraud, climate change, nuclear terrorism, and care for U.S. military personnel returning from combat assignments in Iraq and Afghanistan.