He is also primarily a Chicago Bears football fan in the NFL, but in his childhood and adolescence was a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, and rooted for them ahead of their victory in Super Bowl XLIII 12 days after he took office as President.The purchase of an adjacent lot—and sale of part of it to Obama by the wife of developer, campaign donor and friend Tony Rezko—attracted media attention because of Rezko's subsequent indictment and conviction on political corruption charges that were unrelated to Obama.He then left to attend graduate school on a scholarship at Harvard University, where he earned an M. The family initially lived in a Menteng Dalam neighborhood in the Tebet subdistrict of south Jakarta.From 1970, they lived in a wealthier neighborhood in the Menteng subdistrict of central Jakarta.Obama represented the 13th District for three terms in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004, when he ran for the U. In 2008, Obama was nominated for president a year after his campaign began and after a close primary campaign against Hillary Clinton.He was elected over Republican John Mc Cain and was inaugurated on January 20, 2009.born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from 2009 to 2017.The first African American to assume the presidency, he was previously the junior United States Senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008.
Francis of Assisi Catholic School) for two years and Sekolah Dasar Negeri Menteng 01 (Besuki Public School) for one and a half years, supplemented by English-language Calvert School homeschooling by his mother.
After winning re-election by defeating Republican opponent Mitt Romney, Obama was sworn in for a second term in 2013. (1936–1982), was a married Luo Kenyan man from Nyang'oma Kogelo.
During his second term, Obama promoted inclusiveness for LGBT Americans. Obama advocated for gun control in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, and issued wide-ranging executive actions concerning climate change and immigration. Obama left office in January 2017 with a 60% approval rating and currently resides in Washington, D. Obama's parents met in 1960 in a Russian language class at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where his father was a foreign student on scholarship.
In 1971, Obama returned to Honolulu to live with his maternal grandparents, Madelyn and Stanley Dunham.
He attended Punahou School— a private college preparatory school— with the aid of a scholarship from fifth grade until he graduated from high school in 1979.