Barack Hussein Obama (Барак Обама) is an American politician and the 44th President of the United States. He is the first African American to be elected to that office and the first president born outside the contiguous United States. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he was 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 and taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004. While serving three terms representing the 13th District in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004. (Barack Obama Wiki) President Obama and his wife, Michelle, are the proud parents of two daughters, Malia and Sasha. He began his presidential campaign in 2007 and, after a close primary campaign against Hillary Clinton in 2008, he won sufficient delegates in the Democratic Party primaries to receive the presidential nomination. He then defeated Republican nominee John McCain in the general election, and was inaugurated as president on January 20, 2009. Nine months after his inauguration, Obama was named the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize laureate. Yes we can! During his first two years in office, Obama signed into law economic stimulus legislation in response to the Great Recession in the form of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, often referred to as "Obamacare"; the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act; and the Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010. In foreign policy, Obama ended U.S. military involvement in the Iraq War, increased U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan, signed the New START arms control treaty with Russia, ordered U.S. military involvement in Libya in opposition to Muammar Gaddafi, and ordered the military operation that resulted in the death of Osama bin Laden. Obama was re-elected in 2012, defeating Republican nominee Mitt Romney, and was sworn in for a second term on January 20, 2013. During his second term, Obama has promoted domestic policies related to gun control in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, and has called for greater inclusiveness for LGBT Americans, while his administration has filed briefs that urged the Supreme Court to strike down part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act and state level same-sex marriage bans as unconstitutional. Intervention in Iraq in response to gains made by after the 2011 withdrawal from Iraq, continued the process of ending U.S. combat operations in Afghanistan, promoted discussions that led to the nuclear deal with Iran, and normalized U.S. relations with Cuba.2015 Paris Agreement on global climate change, brokered a President Obama delivered his Farewell Address in Chicago on January 10, 2017. Highlights from Obama's farewell speech was very memorable to all of americans. Favorite songs: happy, get lucky and faded. Also Obama crying as Aretha Franklin sings. As President Obama gets set to leave office, take a look back at one of his most memorable moments when he didn't hold back in his final speech at the White House correspondents' dinner firing barbs at himself, Justin Trudeau, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz and ellen daily show with snowden and jimmy fallon. President Obama has extended an invitation to president-elect Donald Trump to meet with him at the White House. Press secretary Josh Earnest said in a statement that the president called both Trump and Hillary Clinton following the results of the election early Wednesday. Barack Obama Tribute. Barack Obama themes are quotes in speech, mean tweets, amazing grace, back to back rap, birth video, basketball, b b king, christmas, daily show, drops mic, documentary marriage, house, israel, jokes, kicks door, last speech, live, legacy, mic drop, mannequin challenge, old movie, muslim clothes.