How many years was obama senator for illinois?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

When was Obama elected senator of Illinois?

Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States, was elected to the U.S. Senate from Illinois in November 2004 and took office in January 2005. Obama, born in 1961, was previously a state sen... 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 »

When did Obama first become a senator?

According to the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress, Barack Obama first became a senator in 1997, serving as an Illinois state senator until 2004. He was later elected to the U.S. Senate i... Read More »