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Barack Hussein Obama (2009-Present)

 Portrait, Barack Hussein Obama

Barack Hussein Obama

44th President of the United States
(January 20, 2009 to Present)

Nicknames: None listed.

Born: August 4, 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii

Father: Barack Hussein Obama, Sr.
Mother: Ann Dunham
Married: Michelle Robinson (1964- ), on October 18, 1992
Children: Malia Ann Obama (1999- ); Natasha "Sasha" Obama (2001- )

Religion: United Church of Christ
Education: Attended Occidental College; Graduated Columbia University (1983); Graduated from Harvard Law School (1991)
Occupation: Lawyer
Political Party: Democrat
Other Government Positions:

  • Member of Illinois State Senate, 1996-2004
  • United States Senator, 2005-08

Presidential Salary: $400,000/year + $50,000 expense account

Vice President: Joseph R. Biden, Jr. (2009- )

Cabinet:

Secretary of State
Hillary Clinton (2009- )
Secretary of the Treasury
Timothy Geithner (2009- )
Secretary of Defense
Robert M. Gates (2009- )
Attorney General
Eric Holder (2009-)
Secretary of the Interior
Ken Salazar (2009- )
Secretary of Agriculture
Tom Vilsack (2009- )
Secretary of Commerce
(2009- )
Secretary of Labor
Hilda Solis (2009- )
Secretary of Health and Human Services
(2009- )
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
Shaun Donovan (2009- )
Secretary of Transportation
Ray LaHood (2009- )
Secretary of Energy
Steven Chu (2009- )
Secretary of Education
Arne Duncan (2009- )
Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Eric K. Shinseki (2009- )
Secretary of Homeland Security
Janet Napolitano (2009- )

Points of Interest:

  • Obama was the first African-American U.S. president.
  • Obama was the first president born outside of the continental United States.

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