Barack Hussein Obama II is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from 2009 to 2017. He is the first African American to have served as president, as well as the first born outside the contiguous United States. He previously served in the U.S. Senate representing Illinois from 2005 to 2008, and in the Illinois State Senate from 1997 to 2004. Wikipedia*
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Barack Obama has 2,996 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 428 videos as a President-Elect for the United States. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2012 with an average of 4,752 views per program. Most appearances with Joe Biden Jr. (121), Michelle Obama (80), Hillary Clinton (48). Most common tags: U.S. Economy, Obama, Road to the White House.
PreviouslyU.S. President, United States
D January 20, 2009 - January 20, 2017 Videos: 2,628 President-Elect, United States
D November 4, 2008 - January 19, 2009 Videos: 51 U.S. Senator, D-IL View Map January 4, 2005 - November 16, 2008 Videos: 303 U.S. Senator-Elect,
D-Illinois c. November 2, 2004 - c. January 4, 2005 Videos: 2 State Senator,
D-Illinois June 8, 1998 - November 4, 2004 Videos: 10