Category: US President
Barack Obama, the current and forty-fourth president of the United States of America, was born on the 5th of August in 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Barack Obama is the first African born American to assume office. Barack Obama is a graduate of the Harvard Law School and Columbia University. Barack Obama worked as the Harvard Law Review president at the Harvard Law School. Barack Obama was a community coordinator in Chicago before getting his law degree. Barack Obama served as a civil rights lawyer and educated constitutional law at the Chicago Law School University from 1992 to 2004. Barack Obama worked in the Illinois Senate for three terms, representing the thirteenth Illinois District from 1997 to 2004, running unproductively for the US House of Representatives during 2000.
Barack Obama acknowledged national attention in 2004 during his movement to embody Illinois in the US Senate through his triumph in the March Democratic Party chief, his crucial address at the Democratic National meeting in July, and his appointment to the Senate during November. Barack Obama commenced his presidential movement during 2007 and, subsequent to a close primary movement against Hillary Rodham Clinton, the wife of the previous American president, Bill Clinton, in 2008. Barack Obama won enough delegates in the Democratic Party primaries to accept the presidential proposal. Barack Obama then overpowered John McCain, the Republican candidate, in the general election, and he was inaugurated as president on the 20th of January 2009. After nine months of his election, Barack Obama was named the Nobel Peace Prize laureate of 2009.
During the first two presidential terms in office, Barack Obama marked into the law economic incentive legislation in retort to the Great Recession in the structure of the American Revival and 2009 Reinvestment Act and the Jobless Insurance Reauthorization, Tax Relief, and the 2010 Career Creation Act. Other chief domestic initiatives during his first presidential term incorporated the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, habitually mentioned as Obamacare, Consumer Protection Act and the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and the 2010 Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act. In American foreign policy, Barack Obama put an end to the U.S. military participation in the Iraq War, signed the New START arms control agreement with Russia, increased U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan, ordered the United States military participation in Libya, and ordered the military function that caused the death of the worldwide recognized terrorist, Osama bin Laden.
The Republicans gained control of the House of Representatives again during January 2011 because the Democratic Party lost a sum of 63 seats, and, after a long debate over the central government spending and whether or not to elevate the debt limit of the country, Barack Obama signed the 2011 Budget Control Act and the 2012 American Taxpayer Relief Act. Barack Obama was chosen again as president of the United States in November 2012, defeating Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee, and he was sworn in for a second presidential tenure on the 20th of January 2013. During his second presidential term, Barack Obama has promoted household policies associated with gun control in reaction to the shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, and has mandatory complete equality for LGBT Americans.