Barack Obama

The candidate that I am profiling is Barack Obama. The political party Barack Obama represents is the Democratic Party. Another political office Barack Obama has had in his career was that he was a senator. Barack Obama’s political and leadership experiences that he has are that he was the sate of Illinois’s junior senator. Obama’s point of view on four major issues: The economy- he wants to help the middle-class families by reforming health care and education and invest in science research to boost productivity and growth. The environment- wants an 80% cut in United States greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and would invest $150 billion over 10 years to clean energy. Health Care- supports ...

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among Muslims, Obama, Sr., became an atheist at some point. Obama’s mother, Ann Dunham, grew up in Wichita, Kansas. Her father worked on oil rigs during the Depression. After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, he signed up for service in World War II and marched across Europe in Patton’s army. Obama’s parents separated when he was two years old and later divorced. Obama’s father went to Harvard to pursue Ph. D. studies and then returned to Kenya. His mother married Lolo Soetoro, another East–West Center student from Indonesia. In 1967, the family moved to Jakarta, where Obama’s half-sister Maya Soetoro–Ng was born. Obama attended schools in Jakarta, where classes were taught in the Indonesian language. Four years later when Barack was ten, he returned to Hawaii to live with his maternal grandparents, Madelyn and Stanley Dunham, and later his mother (who died of ovarian cancer in 1995).He was enrolled in the fifth grade at the esteemed Punahou Academy, graduating with honors in ...

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Added: 5/9/2011 07:45:17 PM
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Category: Government
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