Barack Obama Facts – 66 Interesting Facts About Barack Obama

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Situation deteriorated after the Republicans gained majority in the Congress.

Obama worked for the voter registration campaign in Chicago in the early Nineties

He became involved in civil rights and neighborhood development when he joined a law firm and also taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago.

During his stint as an intern at the law firm he met his future wife Michelle Robinson who was assigned as his advisor.

He had a lifelong love for basketball.

He was a doting father and made it a point to attend school functions and sports events of his daughters Sasha and Malia.

His political career started with his election to the Illinois State Senate in 1996.

He did not look back and in 2004 gave an inspiring keynote address at the Democratic National Convention.

In November he was elected for the US Senate and in 2008 defeated Hilary Clinton, the former first lady to become nominated as the Presidential candidate for Democrats.

He was a brilliant orator and wooed the nation with his theme of “hope and change”.