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Wednesday, November 5, 2008

U.S. First African American President

Today's Headline

Americans elected Democrat
Barack Obama (aka Barack Hussein Obama, Jr) as their first black president, in a transformational election which will reshape US politics and reposition the United States on the world stage. He is currently the Junior U.S. Senator from Illinois. He is expected to take office as the 44th President of the U.S. on Inauguration Day, January 20, 2009.

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Quick Facts :
  • Born: August 4, 1961 (Hawaii)
  • Lives in: Chicago, Illinois
  • Zodiac Sign: Leo
  • Height: 6′ 1″ (1.87m)
  • Family: Married wife Michelle in 1992, 2 daughters Malia and Sasha
  • Parents: Barack Obama, Sr. (from Kenya) and Ann Dunham (from Kansas)
  • Religion: United Church of Christ
  • Drives a: Ford Escape hybrid, Chrysler 300C
  • Education:
    – Graduated: Columbia University (1983) - Major: Political Science
    – Law Degree from Harvard (1991) - Major: J.D. - Magna Cum Laude
    – Attended: Occidental College
  • Career: U.S. Senator from Illinois sworn in January 4, 2005
  • Government Committees:
    – Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
    – Foreign Relations Committee
    – Veterans Affairs Committee
    – 2005 and 2006: served on the Environment and Public Works Committee
[Source : http://www.biography.com/featured-biography/barack-obama/index.jsp]

My black kitty in the banner somehow foretell the result. lol..

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