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BIOGARAFI BARACK OBAMA

RIWAYAT HIDUP OBAMA

BIOGRAFI BARACK OBAMA

RIWAYAT HIDUP BARACK OBAMA CALON PRESIDEN AMERIKA DARI PARTAI DEMOKRAT


Biography

Full Name: Barack Hussein Obama Jr.
Party: Democratic
Political Office: U.S. Senator from Illinois, elected 2004; member, Illinois State Senate 1997-2004
Business/Professional Experience: Attorney, law firm of Miner Barnhill & Galland (Chicago, IL), 1993-2004
Date of Birth: August 4, 1961
Place of Birth: Honolulu, Hawaii
Home: Chicago, Ill.
Education: B.A. Columbia University 1983; J.D. Harvard Law, 1991
Spouse: married Michelle Robinson, 1992
Children: daughter Malia, born 1999; daughter Natasha, born 2001
Religion: United Church of Christ
Home: Chicago, Ill.
Campaign Web Site: barackobama.com

Is (His) Biography (Our) Destiny?
Is (His) Biography (Our) Destiny?

Barack Obama says his experience gives him a guide to making a “post-post-9/11” foreign policy. Whether Americans will relinquish their fear is another question.

Books

By Barack Obama: The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream [2006]; Dreams from my Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance [1995]

About: Hopes and Dreams: The Story of Barack Obama, by Steve Dougherty [2007]

The Caucus: Posts on Barack Obama


Information From Votesmart.org

Highlights From the Archives

If Elected...
Closing Income Gap Tops Obama’s Agenda for Economic Change
Closing Income Gap Tops Obama’s Agenda for Economic Change

Senator Barack Obama said Friday that the top priority of the next president should be to create a more lasting and equitable prosperity than achieved by either President Bush or even Bill Clinton.

February 2, 2008U.S.Series
Kennedy Chooses Obama, Spurning Plea by Clintons
Kennedy Chooses Obama, Spurning Plea by Clintons

Senator Edward M. Kennedy’s endorsement pits members of the nation’s most prominent Democratic families against each other.

January 28, 2008U.S.News
If Elected ...
Obama Envisions New Iran Approach
Obama Envisions New Iran Approach

In an interview, Senator Barack Obama said that forging a new relationship with Iran would be part of his effort to stabilize Iraq.

November 2, 2007U.S.Series
Obama Promises a Forceful Stand Against Clinton
Obama Promises a Forceful Stand Against Clinton

Senator Barack Obama said he would start confronting Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton more forcefully, in response to concerns about his lack of assertiveness.

October 28, 2007U.S.News
One Place Where Obama Goes Elbow to Elbow
One Place Where Obama Goes Elbow to Elbow

Senator Barack Obama is a wily player of pickup basketball, a game with unspoken rules and lots of elbows.

June 1, 2007U.S.News
A Candidate, His Minister and the Search for Faith
A Candidate, His Minister and the Search for Faith

Barack Obama’s campaign has put a strain on the close relationship he forged over 20 years with his pastor.

April 30, 2007U.S.News
2 Years After Big Speech, a Lower Key for Obama
2 Years After Big Speech, a Lower Key for Obama

The senator is not presenting himself, stylistically at least, the way he did when he gripped Democrats in 2004.

April 8, 2007U.S.News
Charisma and a Search for Self in Obama’s Hawaii Childhood
Charisma and a Search for Self in Obama’s Hawaii Childhood

The presidential candidate’s racial consciousness and political curiosity appear to have begun far from Illinois.

March 17, 2007U.S.News
In Law School, Obama Found Political Voice
In Law School, Obama Found Political Voice

Barack Obama arrived at Harvard as an unknown; by the time he left, he had become a political sensation.

January 28, 2007U.S.News
National Desk
As Quickly as Overnight, a Democratic Star Is Born

In his quest for the Democratic nomination for the United States Senate, Barack Obama was, by many measures, supposed to lose.


Multimedia

Milestones: Barack Obama

An interactive timeline of Barack Obama’s life and career.

The Long Run


The Lives and Careers of the 2008 Presidential Contenders

Finding His Way
Old Friends Say Drugs Played Bit Part in Obama’s Young Life

Old Friends Say Drugs Played Bit Part in Obama’s Young Life

Barack Obama has admitted to using illegal drugs as a teenager, but others remember him as a model of moderation.

Obama and Race
A Biracial Candidate Walks His Own Fine Line

A Biracial Candidate Walks His Own Fine Line

Barack Obama’s postracial style is the reason for much of his political success, but it also has its pitfalls.

Obama in New York
Obama’s Account of New York Years Often Differs From What Others Say

Obama’s Account of New York Years Often Differs From What Others Say

Some say that Barack Obama has taken some literary license in portraying the time he spent in Manhattan.

Lessons Learned
In 2000, a Streetwise Veteran Schooled a Bold Young Obama

In 2000, a Streetwise Veteran Schooled a Bold Young Obama

Class emerged as a subtext during Barack Obama’s failed attempt to unseat an incumbent congressman on the South Side of Chicago.

Early Experience
In Illinois, Obama Proved Pragmatic and Shrewd

In Illinois, Obama Proved Pragmatic and Shrewd

In the Illinois State Senate, Barack Obama brought an eye for opportunity and a willingness to compromise.

More Articles in the Series »
The Money Race
The Money Race

Search Barack Obama's reports by donor name, employer, and ZIP code, and see where his largest contributors are based.

Go to Donor Search


The Long Run


The Lives and Careers of the 2008 Presidential Contenders

Finding His Way
Old Friends Say Drugs Played Bit Part in Obama’s Young Life

Old Friends Say Drugs Played Bit Part in Obama’s Young Life

Barack Obama has admitted to using illegal drugs as a teenager, but others remember him as a model of moderation.

Obama and Race
A Biracial Candidate Walks His Own Fine Line

A Biracial Candidate Walks His Own Fine Line

Barack Obama’s postracial style is the reason for much of his political success, but it also has its pitfalls.

Obama in New York
Obama’s Account of New York Years Often Differs From What Others Say

Obama’s Account of New York Years Often Differs From What Others Say

Some say that Barack Obama has taken some literary license in portraying the time he spent in Manhattan.

Lessons Learned
In 2000, a Streetwise Veteran Schooled a Bold Young Obama

In 2000, a Streetwise Veteran Schooled a Bold Young Obama

Class emerged as a subtext during Barack Obama’s failed attempt to unseat an incumbent congressman on the South Side of Chicago.

Early Experience
In Illinois, Obama Proved Pragmatic and Shrewd

In Illinois, Obama Proved Pragmatic and Shrewd

In the Illinois State Senate, Barack Obama brought an eye for opportunity and a willingness to compromise.

More Articles in the Series »
The Money Race
The Money Race

Search Barack Obama's reports by donor name, employer, and ZIP code, and see where his largest contributors are based.

Go to Donor Search
Proxy War in Iowa

The same day Oprah Winfrey made her political debut on behalf of Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton invited her daughter Chelsea to campaign with her.

Obama in Iowa
Barack Obama on the campaign

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