Barack Obama

44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017

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Barack Obama: 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017
Barack Hussein Obama II is an American politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. He was the first African-American president of the United States. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as a U.S. senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008 and as an Illinois state senator from 1997 to 2004.

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Barack Obama has told the COP26 summit that the world is "collectively and individually... still falling short" on fighting climate change.
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Colin Powell Funeral Draws Presidents Biden, Obama and Bush to Pay Respects

Colin Powell is getting a poignant sendoff at Washington's National Cathedral ... with former Presidents and other political power players coming through to pay their respects. So far we've seen.. - Published

Kal Penn Says Obamas Congratulated Him on New Book, Engagement

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Barack Obama had more than enough face masks on hand for his birthday party guests this past weekend -- custom ones at that -- but it's clear a lot weren't put to good use. 44's been taking a ton of.. - Published

Barack Obama Dances the Night Away at 60th Birthday Bash

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Obama's 60th Birthday Pre-Party Draws Crowd, Anger from Residents

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Chrissy Teigen & John Legend Arrive for Obama's 60th, Other Celebs Got Cut

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Barack Obama's Scaled-Down 60th Birthday Party Still Has Huge Tent

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President Biden Wears Tan Suit Nearly 7 Years After Obama's Controversy

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Obama's Last-Minute Party Cancelation Could Screw Would-Be Guests

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Obama Cancels 60th Birthday Bash Amid Delta Concerns

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Barack Obama Jokes Sasha & Malia Have 'PTSD' from Secret Service

Barack Obama says his daughters have probably been scared straight when it comes to public service ... and it's due to the "PTSD" they experienced as White House kids. The former President did James.. - Published

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The Obamas' Dog, Bo, Dies at 12 After Cancer Battle

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Barack Obama Heckles Charles Barkley For Being Fat and Gambling, Pushes COVID Vaccine

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Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Post Tribute to Prince Philip, Obama Too

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No 10 refuses to criticise Biden for removing Churchill bust - despite PM's disapproval of same move by Obama

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