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On Febuary 10th, Obama announced his candidacy for the presidency of the United States in Springfield, Illinois. He then starts his fundraising and campaigning for his election.
Obama was born in hawaii on Agust 4th, 1961 and met all the eligibility guidelines set by the Constitution.
He was elected into the senate on january 3rd, 2005 until november 16, 2008 when he resigned for presidency. This was his first step in exposing himself in the political world. One of his main ways in "testing the waters" was determining his polictical popularity through the senate.
On August 27, the Democratic Party of the United States nominated Barack Obama to run for the office of the President of the United States of America. (for video--0:00-0:37)
January 8th, 2009 Obama won the presidental election, and became the 44th president of the United States.
On August 25 to August 28, 2008, the 2008 Democratic National Convention took place. where obama was formallly introduced as the party's nomoniee.
On June 3, 2008, he secured enough delegates to become the presumptive nominee of the Democratic Party for the 2008 presidential election.
Barack Obama attacks John McCain in first US presidential campaign speech. This is part of his general election campaign video link not working: (https://www.telegraph.co. uk/telegraphtv/2642805/ VIDEO-EMBED-Barack- Obama-addresses- Convention.html)
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