How Many Years Did Senator Obama Spend as a Senator?

Answer 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 »

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How old do you have to be to be a Ga senator?

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How to Become a Senator?

The United States Senate is one of the two houses of Congress. Its membership consists of two senators for each state in the Union; since the admission of Hawaii as the 50th state in 1959, it has h... 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 »

What is the job of a state senator?

While on a much smaller scale, the job of a state senator is similar in many ways to the job of a U.S. senator. From overseeing the spending of tax funds to debating and passing laws that affect th... Read More »