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Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II (Listeni/bəˈrɑːk huːˈseɪn oʊˈbɑːmə/; born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama served as a U.S. Senator representing the state of Illinois from January 2005 to November 2008, when he resigned following his victory in the 2008 presidential election. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he was the 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 taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004. He served three terms representing the 13th District in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004.

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President Obama -- NOT Buying Rancho Mirage House

President Obama
He's NOT Buying Rancho Mirage House

There are lots of reports circulating that President Obama is in escrow to buy a house in the exclusive Rancho Mirage gated community which the likes of Frank Sinatra and Bob Hope called home --… READ MORE >

Les Moonves -- President Obama Was Right to Bail on Jimmy Kimmel

Les Moonves
Barack Was Right to Bail On Kimmel

Network rivalries aside, CBS honcho Les Moonves thinks President Barack Obama had no choice but to cancel his planned appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." TMZ broke the story ... the  Prez was… READ MORE >

- 11 hours ago
White House Confirms -- Obama Called Off Kimmel Appearance

President Obama
White House Confirms Prez Called Off Kimmel Appearance

5:55 PM PT -- We've learned the Kimmel plan was so far down the road ... the White House had requested Social Security numbers from everyone on the staff, and to run background checks for all… READ MORE >

- 1 day ago
President Obama Mysteriously Cancels Hollywood Leg of L.A. Visit

President Obama
Mysteriously Cancels Hollywood Leg of L.A. Visit

The mystery grows over President Obama's visit to Hollywood Wednesday ... which we've learned has now been officially cancelled.  Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... LAPD brass notified its… READ MORE >

- 1 day ago
President Obama's Secret Mission ... 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

President Obama
Secret Mission 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

2:15 PM PDT --  A rep for the Kimmel show tells TMZ Obama will not be doing the show Wednesday. Our ABC sources, however, continue to say he was booked on the show and multiple LAPD… READ MORE >

- 3 days ago
President Obama -- The World's On Fire ... But I Still Got Time for CP3!

President Obama
The World's On Fire ... But I Still Got Time for CP3!

He's got drama in Gaza ... outrage in Ukraine ... but President Barack Obama still made time to hang with NBA superstar Chris Paul in Washington D.C. today. Just minutes after delivering a… READ MORE >

- 3 days ago
President Obama -- Rubbing Elbows at Fundraiser ... With Tumblr CEO

President Obama
Rubbing Elbows at Fundraiser With Tumblr CEO

The guy who created Tumblr is hobnobbing with big wigs after selling the company to Yahoo for $1.1 billion ... something he proved by sitting next to President Obama Thursday at a fundraiser.The… READ MORE >

- 5 days ago
Aaron Schock -- The Obamas Did Nothing Wrong Getting Photo of Malia Deleted

Congressman Aaron Schock
Obamas Did Nothing Wrong Getting Photo of Malia Deleted

President and Michelle Obama are rightly trying to protect their daughters by pressuring media outlets NOT to publish and post pics of the girls when they're out and about ... so says Congressman… READ MORE >

- 11 days ago
President Barack Obama -- Laughs Off Weed Offer ... Puff, Puff, No Pass

President Barack Obama
Laughs Off Weed Offer Puff, Puff, No Pass

When in Denver, do as the Denverites do ... but President Barack Obama drew the line at smoking pot.Obama was in town Tuesday night and hit up a few "man of the people" type spots.As Obama shook… READ MORE >

- 15 days ago
White House Strong-Arms Photo Agency to Squash Malia Photos

White House
Strong-Arms Photo Agency To Squash Malia Photos

Malia Obama went to a famous L.A. restaurant Monday night -- a restaurant regularly frequented by celebs and paparazzi -- and when the White House found out a photog took her pic, they went into… READ MORE >

- 16 days ago

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