How Many Terms has Obama Served as a Senator?

Answer One term for a U.S. senator is equivalent to 6 years. President Barack Obama served in the U.S. Senate from 2005 to 2008, so he never completed a full term as senator when he was elected president.... Read More »

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How Many Years Did Senator Obama Spend as a Senator?

Barack Obama was Illinois State senator for seven years (1997-2004) and U.S. senator for four years (2005-2008). He resigned from U.S. Senate after being elected 44th president of the United States... Read More »

How many years has John McCain served as senator?

John McCain is serving his 24th year as senator from Arizona, as of March 2010. He was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1986 and is up for re-election again in November 2010. McCain was the Republican... Read More »

How many years was obama senator for illinois?

Barack Obama became a United States Senator representing the state of Illinois in 2004, and he remained a senator until 2008 when he was elected President of the United States. Obama was only the t... Read More »

How many years did Senator Obama spend in the Senate?

U.S. President Barack Obama spent 11 years in the Illinois and U.S. Senate. His Illinois state senate career lasted from 1997 to 2004. Obama then went on to serve in the U.S. Senate as a Democratic... Read More »