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President Barack Obama

Barack Obama (D)

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  • Current US President
  • Prior to pursuing a political career, Obama was a civil-rights lawyer and teacher
  • Elected to the Illinois State Senate in 1996, serving from 1997 to 2004
  • Married with two children

Recent Stories About Barack Obama

May 24, 2016



President Obama To Visit Elkhart Next Week 

President Obama will participate in a town hall meeting on June 1. It will be Obama's third trip to Elkhart County since becoming president.

January 13, 2016


Pence State of the State Speech

Headlines: January 13, 2016 

Gov. Pence's stance on civil protections for LGBT Hoosiers is drawing the ire of state Democrats.

January 8, 2016



POTUS: Indiana Partly to Blame for Chicago Violence 

President Obama met with critics of his executive action on gun regulation in a town-hall meeting last night.

July 14, 2015


Barack Obama

President Obama Commutes Sentence Of Indiana Man 

Obama granted clemency for 46 nonviolent offenders, saying their sentences were unduly harsh.

November 20, 2014


Barack Obama

Hoosiers Have Strong, Opposite Reactions To Immigration Plan 

President Obama says he will not deport undocumented immigrants who have been in the U.S. for at least five years and are parents of U.S. citizens.

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