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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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LeBron & Bieber
REJECTED BY OBAMA Prez Afraid of Bad PR?

He rejected Ethel Kennedy. He rejected LeBron James. He even rejected Justin Bieber!!And it seems pretty clear ... President Barack Obama believes images showing the POTUS dousing… READ MORE >

Robin Williams -- President Obama: He Touched Us All

Robin Williams
President Obama: He Touched Us All

President Obama is remembering Robin Williams for his commitment to America's troops overseas and to our citizens here at home.The President said, "He made us laugh. He made us cry. He gave his… READ MORE >

- 18 days ago
Malia Obama -- Fails to Blend in at Lollapalooza ... Thanks a Lot, Secret Service

Malia Obama
Fails to Blend in at Lollapalooza Thanks, Secret Service

Malia Obama tried to pretend she's just another teenager raging out at Lollapalooza in Chicago -- but her not-so-Secret Servicemen were a dead giveaway.The 16-year-old was sans Prez Obama or… READ MORE >

- 25 days ago
Montel Williams -- Barks at 'Homeboy' Obama ... FIX Veterans' Medical Problems

Montel Williams
Barks at 'Homeboy' Obama ... FIX Vets' Medical Problems

An animated Montel Williams pounded his chest, and launched into an epic rant ... calling out President Barack Obama for failing to respond to his petition to fix the VA hospital… READ MORE >

- 29 days ago
President Obama -- PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ... But I'm Golfing with ESPN Hosts

President Obama
PARDON THE INTERRUPTION ... I'm Golfing with ESPN Hosts

Happy time, people ... at least it was for "Pardon the Interruption" hosts Michael Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser yesterday when they snuck in a full round of golf with PRESIDENT OBAMA! The gang all… READ MORE >

- 33 days ago
Michelle Obama -- Can't Stop Malia and Sasha Pics at Beyonce and Jay Z Concert

Michelle Obama
Can't Stop Malia & Sasha Pics At Beyonce & Jay Z Show

Michelle Obama was powerless to prevent photos of her daughters from going public -- she and the girls were captured in selfies at Beyonce and Jay Z's concert last night.The First Lady chaperoned… READ MORE >

- 35 days ago
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 >

- 37 days ago
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 >

- 37 days 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 >

- 38 days 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 >

- 38 days ago

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