How many African-Americans ran for U.S. president before President Obama?

Answer Before Barack Obama became the first African-American to be elected president, six other African-Americans entered presidential races. Black candidates, including Shirley Chisholm, Jesse Jackson, C... Read More »

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Is Barack Obama pro-life or pro-choice?

President Barack Obama is pro-choice on abortion rights, believing in a woman's right to choose to continue or abort her pregnancy. He has said the he supports limiting "late-term" abortions, provi... Read More »

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Is President Obama a U.S. citizen?

There is some debate as to whether or not President Obama is a U.S. citizen. Those who dispute Obama's citizenship do so on the grounds that he has not revealed his birth certificate. The U.S. Pres... Read More »

Did President Obama serve in any war?

No, he did not. When he was born in 1961, he was too young to be sent to Vietnam. It should also be noted that a number of presidential and vice-presidential candidates did not serve in a war eithe... Read More »