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Barack Obama

Barack Obama

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• After graduating from Columbia University and Harvard Law School, Obama
worked as a community organiser, university lecturer and civil rights lawyer before
successfully running for the United States senate in 2004
• A key policy of Obama’s presidential campaign was to reform health care in the
United States. In March 2010 Obama’s health insurance reform plan was passed by
the US House of Representatives and has been hailed as his most significant victory
since he took office as the 44th President of the United States in 2008
• Obama has often joked that people are always getting his name wrong, calling him
‘Alabama’ or ‘Yo Mama’
Born Barack Hussein Obama, Jr. on 4th August 1961 in Hawaii, USA

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