Democrat from Illinois
Barack Obama is the president of the United States. Obama was formerly a U.S. senator from Illinois. He was born in 1961 in Hawaii, where his parents met as students at the University of Hawaii. Obama's father is from Kenya and his mother is from Kansas. He graduated from Columbia University and received his law degree from Harvard Law School. Obama previously served in the Illinois state Senate and was an instructor at the University of Chicago Law School. He and his wife, Michelle, have two daughters, Malia and Sasha.
Recent statements involving Barack Obama
Says children are coming into the U.S. in "staggering numbers" because President Barack Obama "has been promising amnesty."
Recent stories featuring Barack Obama
Rush Limbaugh's claim about the Obama administration planning the influx of children across the border came out Pants on Fire!
Are Rick Perry, Rand Paul and Barack Obama on the same page on Iraq?
Rush Limbaugh says "not a single" Repubican senator voted to confirm U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, while Cokie Roberts edges ever closer to getting a Twitter account, all in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.
Cruz says Obama has been offering amnesty to illegal immigrants.
Not so, we conclude, and a former president figures into the story.
President Obama makes a pitch for paid maternity leaves, while his Veep issues a couple of claims of his own relating to personal wealth. All in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.
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