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"What I worry about would be that you essentially have two chambers, the House and the Senate, but you have simply, majoritarian, absolute power on either side. And that's just not what the founders intended." -- Barack Obama
to hold the office. Obama previously served as a United States Senator from Illinois, from January 2005 until he resigned after his election to the presidency in November 2008.

A native of 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.

Obama served three terms in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004. Following an unsuccessful bid against a Democratic incumbent for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in 2000, he ran for United States Senate in 2004. Several events brought him to national attention during the campaign, including his victory in the March 2004 Democratic primary and his keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in July 2004. He won election to the U.S. Senate in November 2004. His presidential campaign began in February 2007, and after a close campaign in the 2008 Democratic Party presidential primaries against Hillary Rodham Clinton, he won his party's nomination. In the 2008 general election, he defeated Republican nominee John McCain and was inaugurated as president on January 20, 2009.

As president, Obama signed economic stimulus legislation in the form of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in February 2009. Other domestic policy initiatives include the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a major piece of health care reform legislation which he signed into law in March 2010, and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which forms part of his financial regulatory reform efforts, which he signed in July 2010. In foreign policy, Obama gradually withdrew combat troops from Iraq, increased troop levels in Afghanistan, and signed an arms control treaty with Russia. On October 8, 2009, Obama was named the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

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Total Books: 136
A Promised Land
2020 - A Promised Land [Large Print] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780525633761
ISBN-10: 0525633766
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Politics & Social Sciences
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A Promised Land Deluxe Signed Edition
2020 - A Promised Land Deluxe Signed Edition (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780593239049
ISBN-10: 0593239040
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Politics & Social Sciences
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Una tierra prometida / A Promised Land
2020 - Una Tierra Prometida / a Promised Land [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781644732571
ISBN-10: 1644732572
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Politics & Social Sciences
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La audacia de la esperanza Reflexiones sobre como restaurar el sueno americano
2018 - La Audacia De La Esperanza Reflexiones Sobre Como Restaurar El Sueno Americano [The Audacity of Hope - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9786073170475
ISBN-10: 6073170475
Genres: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences
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Farewell Speeches
2017 - Farewell Speeches (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781612196886
ISBN-10: 1612196888
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Politics & Social Sciences
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We Can Be Better The Influential Speeches of Barack Obama
2017 - We Can Be Better the Influential Speeches of Barack Obama (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781542941136
ISBN-10: 154294113X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Dreams From My Father A Story of Race and Inheritance
2016 - Dreams From My Father a Story of Race and Inheritance [Canons] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781782119258
ISBN-10: 1782119256
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Politics & Social Sciences
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Barack Obama Quotes Barack Obama quotes quotations famous quotes
2016 - Barack Obama Quotes Barack Obama Quotes Quotations Famous Quotes (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781535078801
ISBN-10: 1535078804
Genre: Reference
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
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The Complete Book of Presidential Inaugural Speeches 2013 edition
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ObamaCare
2012 - The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Obamacare (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781481288064
ISBN-10: 1481288067
Genre: Law
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Why Americans Should Reelect President Barack Obama Highlights of the 2012 Democratic Convention
A ti te canto
2011 - A Ti Te Canto [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788415235149
ISBN-10: 8415235143
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Of Thee I Sing A Letter to My Daughters
2010 - Of Thee I Sing a Letter to My Daughters (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780375835278
ISBN-10: 037583527X
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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The Complete Book of Presidential Inaugural Speeches from George Washington to Barack Obama
Discours
2010 - Discours [French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782849901403
ISBN-10: 2849901407
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Reden des Prsidenten I
2010 - Reden Des Prsidenten I [German Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783839111222
ISBN-10: 3839111226
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Best Speeches of Barack Obama
2009 - Best Speeches of Barack Obama (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781449119997
ISBN-10: 1449119999
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Great Speeches by Barack Obama Our 44th President
2009 - Great Speeches By Barack Obama Our 44th President (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781449578978
ISBN-10: 1449578977
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Our Enduring Spirit President Barack Obama's First Words to America
2009 - Our Enduring Spirit President Barack Obama's First Words to America (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780061834554
ISBN-10: 0061834556
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 0.5/5 Stars.
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Yes we Can
2009 - Yes We Can [bilingue] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782757815007
ISBN-10: 2757815008
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Back to School Event Inspirational Remarks of President Barack Obama
2009 - Back to School Event Inspirational Remarks of President Barack Obama (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781449512439
ISBN-10: 1449512437
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2009 - L'audace D'esperer Un Nouveau Reve Americain [The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream - French Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
2009 - Los Sueos De Mi Padre Una Historia De Raza Y Herencia [Vintage Espanol - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
 
2009 - Yes We Can Speeches of Barack Obama [Expanded Edition] (Audio CD)
2009 - Changer Pour Renouveler La Promesse De L'amerique [French version of "Change We Can Believe In" French Edition] (Paperback)
2008 - Les Reves De Mon Pere French Edition [Dreams of My Father] (Paperback)
2008 - De Herovering Van De Amerikaanse Droom [The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream - Dutch Edition] (Paperback)
2008 - L'audacia De L'esperanca [The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream - Catalan Edition] (Paperback)
2008 - De La Race En Amerique [Bilngual French and English edition of A More Perfect Union - Speech on Race French Edition] (Paperback)
2008 - Les Rves De Mon Pre [French Edition] (Paperback)
2008 - L'audacia Della Speranza Il Sogno Americano Per Un Mondo Nuovo [The Audacity of Hope - Italian Edition] (Paperback)
2008 - Derzost Nadezhdy Mysli O Vozrozhdenii Amerikanskoi Mechty [The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream - Russian Edition] (Hardcover)
2008 - Odwaga Nadziei [The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream - Polish Edition] (Paperback)
2007 - Gasshukoku Saisei Oinaru Kibo O Idaite [The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream - Japanese Edition] (Other)
2007 - Tolmo Na Elpizo Skepseis Gia Ten Anaktese Tou Amerikanikou Oneirou [The Audacity of Hope - Greek Edition] (Paperback)
2007 - Hoffnung Wagen Gedanken Zur Ruckbesinnung Auf Den American Dream [The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream - German Edition] (Hardcover)
2006 - Asha Ka Savera [The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream - Hindi Edition] (Paperback)
Inaugural Address of President Barack Obama [Percentage of proceeds go to charity. Also included is his victorious acceptance speech in Chicago on November 4th, 2008, 1] (Paperback)
The Speeches of Barack Obama [With CD Audio - Japanese Edition] (Paperback)
The Inaugural Address of Barack Obama [With CD Audio - Japanese Edition] (Paperback)
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