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Barack Obama has 3,052 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1998 Forum as a State Senator. The year with the most videos was 2009 with 427 videos as a President-Elect for the United States. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2019 with an average of 67,376 views per program. Most appearances with Joe Biden Jr. (128), Michelle Obama (80), Hillary Clinton (51). Most common tags: U.S. Economy, Obama, Washington Politics.

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U.S. President, United States
January 20, 2009 - January 20, 2017 Videos: 2,685 President-Elect, United States
November 4, 2008 - January 19, 2009 Videos: 51 U.S. Senator, D-IL View Map January 4, 2005 - November 16, 2008 Videos: 302 U.S. Senator-Elect,
c. November 2, 2004 - c. January 4, 2005 Videos: 2 State Senator,
June 8, 1998 - November 4, 2004 Videos: 10

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Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

Historic election results compiled from data found on