When Did Barack Obama Start Campaigning?

Answer Barack Obama, a former Illinois legislator, officially announced the formation of a presidential exploratory committee on January 16, 2007. He officially opened his campaign for the presidency in a... Read More »

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When was Barack Obama born?

Barack Obama was born Aug. 4, 1961, in Hawaii. His mother, Ann Dunham, grew up in Kansas. His father, Barack Obama Sr., was born in Kenya. The two met and married while attending the University of ... Read More »

When was Barack Obama married?

Barack Obama married Michelle Robinson on Oct. 3, 1992, at Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago. He was 31 and she was 28 at the time of the wedding. The couple had met in June 1989 while wor... Read More »

When was the day Barack Obama got elected?

Barack Obama was elected the 44th president of the United States on Tuesday, November 4, 2008. The event is considered an important milestone, as Obama is the first African-American president of th... Read More »

When did Barack Obama say he was running for president?

Barack Obama formally announced he was running for president on February 10, 2007, with a speech in the Springfield, Illinois, town square. He had served in the Illinois state senate from 1997 to 2... Read More »