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Barack Obama Net Worth

How rich is Barack Obama?

Barack Obama Net Worth:
$12.2 Million

Birth date: August 4, 1961 age 53
Birth place: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Height:6 ft (1.85 m)
Weight:176 lbs (80 kg)
Profession: Politician, Lawyer, Writer, Author, Law professor
Education: Harvard Law School (1988–1991)
Nationality: United States of America
Spouse: Michelle Obama (m. 1992)
Parents: Ann Dunham, Barack Obama, Sr.

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Barack Hussein Obama is the forty fourth President of the US. In November 2012 he was re-elected for the 2nd period and is a President of the nation. He’s the first man of his own race to be elected to the office. Predicated on evaluation of his 2012 fiscal disclosure forms, Barack Obama net-worth is over 11,5 million, and that’s after he’s contributed 1. 4-million Nobel-prize money to charity. He graduated from prestigious Columbia College, afterwards Harvard Law School. In 1992 a would-be president began training at the University of Chicago.

Barack Obama Net Worth – 12.5 Million Dollars!

Obama continued constitutional law lecturer until 2004, when he began a political campaign to get elected a representative of the state-of Illinois in the Us Senate. That’s when he got a national interest, but not when his political career started. Obama was re-elected to the place of state senator in 1998, elected to the Illinois Senate currently back in 1996 and following a gap again in 2002.

Following the year 2004, Obama’s profession developed in the speed of light. As everybody knows, precisely the same year-he was elected the President. But, the annual wages of the President of USA is “only” $400 thousand. It raises the question: how to clarify Barack Obama net-worth is almost $12 million, where all of this bundle comes from?

The response is fairly easy, though sudden. Barack Obama net-worth comes chiefly from his novels revenue. Through his first historical run for presidency Obama has sold millions of copies of The Audacity of Hopes and Dreams of My Father. Predominantly as a result of publication sales his yearly income increased from $1.7 million to $4.2 million 2008 and $5.5 another year. Some individuals call that Barack Obama net-worth is only starting to develop- being so well-known after his presidency he could bring in a lot of money by merely giving speeches.

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The Prez vs. Screecher2015Short dedicatee completed
Not 4 Sale2013Short the producers wish to thank completed
Saturday2015/IIIShort grateful acknowledgment
10.16 Conspiracy Theories of Benjamin Fulford and Kaoru Nakamaru: The 5th. Wonder Campus2014Video documentary grateful acknowledgment
9.14 Conspiracy Theories of Benjamin Fulford and Richard Koshimizu: The 4th. Wonder Campus2014Video documentary grateful acknowledgment
Dirty Cops: Ta Batsonia: A Greek Novel About Crisis2014Video grateful acknowledgment
Louis C.K. Oh My God2013TV Special documentary thank you
A Fighting Man2012Short grateful thanks
Made in California2012Short grateful thanks
The Suffering2012Short grateful thanks
The Twenty-Eight Hits for Laughs2012TV Series special thanks - 2 episodes
My Dinner with A.J.2011special thanks - as President Barack H. Obama
Didi's Last Wish2010Short special thanks
Reykjavik Whale Watching Massacre2009special thanks
Where Have All the Flowers Gone?2008Documentary very special thanks
SuperNews!2008TV Series special thanks - 1 episode
Jim Gaffigan: Beyond the Pale2006TV Special documentary special thanks - as Barak Obama



A Criticism2015Short completedHimself (voice)
Through the Eyes of Faith2015Documentary post-productionHimself
Street Fighting Man2014Documentary post-productionHimself - President of the United States
The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards2015TV SpecialHimself - Pre-Recorded Segment
I Am Cait2015TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
The Daily Show2005-2015TV SeriesHimself
David Attenborough Meets President Obama2015TV Movie documentaryHimself
CNN Newsroom2014-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - US President / Himself - President USA / ...
Anderson Cooper 360°2013-2015TV SeriesHimself - President / Himself / Himself - US President
Uvda2015TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2004-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest / Himself - Top Ten List Presenter
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe White House Arrival Ceremony2015TV MovieHimself
State Dinner Toasts for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe2015TV MovieHimself
2015 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner2015TV MovieHimself
The Situation Room2007-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - US President
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2008-2015TV SeriesHimself
CBS News Sunday Morning2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Face the Nation2006-2015TV SeriesHimself
BBC News 8pm Summary2015TV SeriesHimself - US President
The 57th Annual Grammy Awards2015TV SpecialHimself - Pre-Taped Video Message
CNN NewsCenter2014-2015TV Series documentaryHimself - US President / Himself - President / Himself - United States President
Today2007-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Fareed Zakaria GPS2015TV SeriesHimself - President United States
Vlogbrothers2008-2015TV Series documentaryHimself
YouTube Interview with President Obama2015TV MovieHimself
New Day2015TV Series documentaryHimself - US President
Tumor, It's in the System2015DocumentaryHimself
The Kennedy Center Honors2014TV SpecialHimself
The Colbert Report2008-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
60 Minutes2007-2014TV Series documentaryHimself (segment "President Obama") / Himself - President, United States (segment "President Obama") / Himself - President (segment "Francis") / ...
Nowitzki: The Perfect Shot2014DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Good Morning America2008-2014TV SeriesHimself
Fox News Sunday2014TV SeriesHimself - Power Player of the Week
Ron and Laura Take Back America2014Himself (as President Barack Obama)
Live with Kelly and Michael2014TV SeriesHimself
2014 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner2014TV MovieHimself
Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis2014TV SeriesHimself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2007-2014TV SeriesHimself
The O'Reilly Factor2008-2014TV SeriesHimself
The Kennedy Center Honors2013TV MovieHimself
Steve Harvey2013TV SeriesHimself
Spécial investigation2013TV Series documentaryHimself
ABC World News Tonight with David Muir2013TV SeriesHimself - President of the United States of America
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2006-2013TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Charlie Rose2005-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Newsround2013TV SeriesHimself - US President
America's Book of Secrets2012-2013TV SeriesHimself
2013 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner2013TV MovieHimself
Mistaken for Strangers2013DocumentaryHimself (as President Barack Obama)
For the Record2013TV Series documentaryHimself (archived footage)
2013 Presidential Inaugural Parade2013TV MovieHimself
US Election Night 20122012TV MovieHimself
Gomorron2008-2012TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Om Usama bin Laden / Himself - Tal till nationen / ...
Airport 24/7: Miami2012TV SeriesHimself
2012 Presidential Debates2012TV Mini-SeriesHimself
CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley2011-2012TV SeriesHimself - President of United States of America / Himself
2012 CMT Music Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
2012 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner2012TV MovieHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
26 Years: The Dewey Bozella Story2012TV Movie documentaryHimself (voice)
The Road We've Traveled2012Documentary shortHimself
Ali 70 from Las Vegas2012TV MovieHimself
The Diamond Queen2012TV Series documentaryHimself - President of United States of America
Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl2012TV SpecialHimself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts2011TV MovieHimself - Audience Member
Christmas in Washington2011TV MovieHimself
WWE Tribute to the Troops2011TV SpecialHimself
Tmár a jeho rod aneb Slzavé údolí pyramid2011DocumentaryHimself
9/11 Memorial from Ground Zero, Tenth Anniverary2011TV Movie documentaryHimself - President of the United States
Bin Laden: Shoot to Kill2011TV Movie documentaryHimself - President of the United States of America
Bahrain: Shouting in the Dark2011DocumentaryHimself - US President
Breakfast2010-2011TV SeriesHimself / Himself - President of USA
Anima Mundi2011/IIDocumentaryHimself
Vatican: The Hidden World2011TV Movie documentaryHimself - US President
Race to the Top Commencement Challenge Special2011TV MovieHimself
Get Schooled: Race to the Top2011TV MovieHimself
Jeopardy!2011TV SeriesHimself - Video Greeting
The Oprah Winfrey Show2005-2011TV SeriesHimself
2011 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner2011TV MovieHimself
The After Party: The Last Party 32011DocumentaryHimself
All Together Now: A Celebration of Service2011TV SpecialHimself (voice)
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards2011TV SpecialHimself (uncredited)
The Daniel Project2011Video documentaryHimself
You Decide!2011DocumentaryHimself
The Afghan Solution2011Video documentaryHimself
Closer to the Dream2010DocumentaryHimself
WWE Tribute to the Troops2010TV SpecialHimself
Christmas in Washington2010TV MovieHimself (as President Barack Obama)
The National Christmas Tree Lighting2010TV MovieHimself
MythBusters2010TV Series documentaryHimself
The President's Photographer: Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
A Conversation with President Obama2010TV MovieHimself
How Obama Won the West2010Documentary
Tony & Janina's American Wedding2010DocumentaryHimself
Investing in America: A CNBC Town Hall Event with President Obama2010TV MovieHimself - President
Stand Up to Cancer2010TV SpecialHimself (as President Barack Obama)
The Furious Force of Rhymes2010Documentary
The View2007-2010TV SeriesHimself
Homecoming with Rick Reilly2010TV SeriesHimself
The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song: In Performance at the White House - Paul McCartney2010TV Special
Czech Peace2010DocumentaryHimself
The Apprentice2010TV SeriesHimself
The Real World2010TV SeriesHimself
Atomic Jihad: Ahmadinejad's Coming War and Obama's Politics of Defeat2010Video documentaryHimself
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien2009-2010TV SeriesHimself
Climate Refugees2010DocumentaryHimself
Be the Change Inaugural Ball2009TV MovieHimself
Get Schooled2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
The American Matrix: Age of Deception2009DocumentaryHimself
Presidentti Ahtisaaren Nobel-vuosi2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
Entertainment Tonight2008-2009TV SeriesHimself
Nobel Highlights2009TV MovieHimself
Christmas at the White House: An Oprah Primetime Special2009TV SpecialHimself
The National Christmas Tree Lighting2009TV SpecialHimself
Pax Americana and the Weaponization of Space2009DocumentaryHimself
Access Hollywood2008-2009TV SeriesHimself
Get Schooled: You Have the Right2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
By the People: The Election of Barack Obama2009DocumentaryHimself
Becoming Barack2009DocumentaryHimself
2009 MLB All-Star Game2009TV SpecialHimself
Marching Band2009DocumentaryHimself
Inside the Obama White House2009TV MovieHimself
Le grand journal de Canal+2009TV SeriesHimself
Sky News at Five2009TV SeriesHimself
A-studio2009TV SeriesHimself
A Call to Arms2009DocumentaryHimself
Stevie Wonder: In Performance at the White House - The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize2009TV SpecialHimself
Right America: Feeling Wronged - Some Voices from the Campaign Trail2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams2009TV SeriesHimself
President Obama: The Inauguration2009TV MovieHimself
The Neighborhood Ball: An Inauguration Celebration2009TV MovieHimself
We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial2009TV SpecialHimself
Mile High: How to Win... and Lose... the White House2009DocumentaryHimself
President Obama Inauguration Coverage2009TV MovieHimself
Meet the Press2006-2008TV SeriesHimself
The Barbara Walters Summer Special2008TV SeriesHimself
Mike Gravel's Alternative Debate2008Documentary shortHimself
Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer2008TV SeriesHimself
IFC News: 2008 Uncut2008TV SeriesHimself
MTV News2008TV SeriesHimself
US Election Night2008TV MovieHimself
NFL Monday Night Football2008TV SeriesHimself
The American Future: A History2008TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
20/202008TV Series documentaryHimself
CQC - Custe o Que Custar2008TV SeriesHimself
Barack Obama: The Power of Change2008Video documentaryHimself
2008 Presidential Debates2008TV Mini-SeriesHimself
A Mother's Promise: Barack Obama Bio Film2008DocumentaryHimself
Democratic National Convention2008TV MovieHimself
Saddleback Civil Forum2008TV MovieHimself
Last Comic Standing2008TV SeriesHimself
Citizen Kate2008TV Series documentary shortHimself
Larry King Live2006-2008TV SeriesHimself
Teleflora Presents America's Favorite Mom2008TV MovieHimself
WWF Raw2008TV SeriesHimself
Electile Dysfunction: Inside the Business of American Campaigns2008DocumentaryHimself
From the Corner2008DocumentaryHimself
NHK Special2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Tavis Smiley2004-2008TV SeriesHimself
The California Democratic Debate2008TV MovieHimself - Presidential Candidate (as Senator Barack Obama)
Weekend Today2008TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2006-2008TV SeriesHimself
Swing State2008Documentary
ADHDtv: With Lew Marklin2008TV SeriesHimself- President Elect
20 heures le journal2008TV SeriesHimself
Den næste præsident2008TV SeriesHimself - Senator
Senator Obama Goes to Africa2007Video documentaryHimself
CNN Nevada Democratic Party Presidential Primary Debate2007TV MovieHimself
Saturday Night Live2007TV SeriesHimself
The Visible Vote '08- A Presidential Forum2007TV MovieHimself
All-American Presidential Forums on PBS Moderated by Tavis Smiley2007TV MovieHimself
Black Men: The Truth2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
Sand and Sorrow2007DocumentaryHimself
Channel 4 News2007TV SeriesHimself - Democratic Presidential Candidate
The World2007TV SeriesHimself - US Presidential Candidate
Al Jazeera English2007TV SeriesHimself
ITV Evening News2007TV SeriesHimself
Weltspiegel2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Legends Ball2006TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Sen. Barack Obama)
This Week2006TV SeriesHimself
Now2006TV Series documentaryHimself
36th NAACP Image Awards2005TV SpecialHimself - Chairman's Award Honoree
The Harlem Globetrotters: The Team That Changed the World2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Off Topic with Carlos Watson2004TV SeriesHimself
TV One on One2004TV SeriesHimself
Tanner on Tanner2004TV SeriesHimself
Paula Zahn Now2004TV SeriesHimself
Real Time with Bill Maher2004TV SeriesHimself
Hardball with Chris Matthews2004TV SeriesHimself
Public Affairs2001-2003TV SeriesHimself / Himself - State Senator

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

The Bubble2015Documentary completedHimself
South Today2015TV SeriesHimself
Imminent Threat2015DocumentaryHimself
Democracy Now!2009-2015TV SeriesHimself
60 Minutes2008-2015TV Series documentaryHimself - President (segment "Senator Tom Coburn") / Himself - President (segment "Rare Earth Elements") / Himself - President (segment "Help Wanted") / ...
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - At 2015 Easter Egg Roll / Himself - Interviewed by 6th Grader / ...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver2015TV SeriesHimself
Media Buzz2014-2015TV SeriesHimself
Inside Edition2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Tellement Gay! Homosexualité et pop culture2015TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV SeriesHimself - Yahoo! Interview / Himself - Honoring Lily Tomlin
20/202012-2015TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - President
ESPN Outside the Lines2015TV SeriesHimself
Marching to Zion2015DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Mike & Mike2014-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - President of the United States
Omg! Insider2015TV SeriesHimself
Canada A.M.2015TV SeriesHimself
Genocide Gentleman: Class A War Criminals of UK and US2015Video documentaryHimself
The Drunken Peasants2014-2015TV SeriesHimself
Terminal F/Chasing Edward Snowden2015TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
MSNBC Live2014TV SeriesHimself
Spise med Price2012-2014TV Series documentaryHimself
JFK to 9/11: Everything Is a Rich Man's Trick2014Video documentaryHimself
Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
To Russia with Love2014TV Movie documentaryHimself - President of the United States (uncredited)
10.16 Conspiracy Theories of Benjamin Fulford and Kaoru Nakamaru: The 5th. Wonder Campus2014Video documentaryHimself
Citizenfour2014DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Culture High2014Documentary
9.14 Conspiracy Theories of Benjamin Fulford and Richard Koshimizu: The 4th. Wonder Campus2014Video documentaryHimself
A Football Life2014TV SeriesHimself
Talk im Hangar-72014TV SeriesHimself
The Yes Men Are Revolting2014DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Ed Show2014TV SeriesHimself - US President
Frontline2008-2014TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - President / Himself - Presidential Nominee / ...
America: Imagine the World Without Her2014DocumentaryHimself
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes2014Himself (uncredited)
Faithful Word Baptist Church2014TV SeriesHimself
See Hear2014TV SeriesHimself
Stop at Nothing: The Lance Armstrong Story2014DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Chelsea Lately2012-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - US President
Entertainment Tonight2009-2014TV SeriesHimself
ITV Lunchtime News2014TV SeriesHimself
Red River Bible & Prophecy Conference2014TV SeriesHimself
Firequake2014TV MovieHimself - President of the Unietd States (uncredited)
Now with Alex Wagner2014TV SeriesHimself - US President
Piers Morgan Tonight2014TV SeriesHimself
Crossfire2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
New World Order Bible Versions2014DocumentaryHimself - President of the United States of America (uncredited)
The Tanning of America2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Dirty Cops: Ta Batsonia: A Greek Novel About Crisis2014VideoHimself - U.S. President
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2009-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - State of the Union Address / Himself - Super Bowl Sunday Interview / ...
Mitt2014DocumentaryHimself - President
Rude(Ish) Tube2014TV SeriesHimself
Shift: Beyond the Numbers of the Climate Crisis2013DocumentaryHimself
Imagine2009-2013TV Series documentaryHimself
Treme2013TV SeriesHimself
Ancient Aliens2013TV Series documentaryHimself
Up Late with Alec Baldwin2013TV SeriesHimself - US President
Speeches That Shook the World2013TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Kennedy Half Century2013TV Movie documentaryHimself
Moyers & Company2012-2013TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night Live: Halloween2013TV MovieHimself (uncredited)
American Horror Story2013TV SeriesHimself
Unmanned: America's Drone Wars2013DocumentaryHimself
The Situation Room2013TV SeriesHimself
Evasion fiscale: Le hold-up du siècle2013TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Fifth Estate2013Himself (uncredited)
Shinfuyuusou vs Kokka: Tomi o meguru koubou2013TV Movie documentary
Dirty Cops-Ta Batsonia No.32013Video shortHimself - U.S. President
Lee Daniels' The Butler2013/IHimself (uncredited)
America's Book of Secrets2013TV SeriesHimself
Which Deviance?2013Documentary shortHimself
Whistleblowers: The Untold Stories2011-2013TV SeriesHimself - US President / Himself - President / Hismelf - US President
10 O'Clock Live2013TV SeriesHimself
Gasland Part II2013DocumentaryHimself
War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State2013DocumentaryHimself - President
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us2013TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
CQC - Custe o Que Custar2013TV SeriesHimself
Quién TV2013TV SeriesHimself
I Can't Cry Much Louder Than This2013Documentary shortHimself
Terms and Conditions May Apply2013DocumentaryHimsef - President
We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks2013DocumentaryHimself
Inequality for All2013DocumentaryHimself
Dirty Wars2013DocumentaryHimself
The World According to Dick Cheney2013DocumentaryHimself - President
Soul Power!2013TV Series documentaryHimself
Zero Dark Thirty2012Himself (uncredited)
The Dr. Oz Show2012TV SeriesHimself
48 Hours2012TV Series documentaryHimself - President
ABC News Nightline2012TV SeriesHimself - President
CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley2012TV SeriesHimself - President
Dateline NBC2009-2012TV Series documentaryHimself - President
ABC World News Tonight with David Muir2012TV SeriesHimself - President
Girlfriend in a Coma2012DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Frohes Schaffen - Ein Film zur Senkung der Arbeitsmoral2012DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
The Wright Stuff2012TV SeriesHimself
This World2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream2012DocumentaryHimself
Medal of Honor: History of Heroes2012TV SeriesHimself - US Presient
The Twenty-Eight Hits for Laughs2012TV SeriesHimself - U.S. President / Himself - U.S.President
Family Guys? What Sitcoms Say About America Now2012TV Movie documentaryHimself
Greedy Lying Bastards2012DocumentaryHimself
Jim Lehrer: Badass Moderator2012ShortHimself
Africa Straight Up2012Documentary short
Pastor Mike Online2012TV SeriesHimself / Himself - President of the United States of America
The Batman Shootings2012TV Movie documentaryHimself
Death by China2012DocumentaryHimself - President
La fin des astronautes?2012TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Newsroom2012TV SeriesHimself
Derrick J's Victimless Crime Spree2012DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Fantástico2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Jimmy Fallon's Primetime Music Special2012TV MovieHimself
CBS News Sunday Morning2012TV Series documentaryHimself (segment "Sunday Journal")
2016: Obama's America2012DocumentaryHimself
Tim Tebow's Wild Rise2012TV Movie documentaryHimself
Killing Them Softly2012Himself (uncredited)
Kriegsversprechen II - Terrormanagement im 21. Jahrhundert2012Video documentaryHimself
The Dictator2012Himself (uncredited)
Top Priority: The Terror Within2012DocumentaryHimself - U.S. President
B.B. King: The Life of Riley2012DocumentaryHimself
The Hunt for Bin Laden2012TV Movie documentaryHimself
Shadows of Liberty2012DocumentaryHimself - US President
Huckabee2012TV SeriesHimself
Battleship2012Himself (uncredited)
Game Change2012TV MovieHimself (uncredited)
South Carolina Drugwars2012President
Person of Interest2012TV SeriesHimself
Inside Comedy2012TV SeriesHimself
Elvis Found Alive2012DocumentaryHimself
A Fierce Green Fire2012DocumentaryHimself
Age of Deceit: Fallen Angels and the New World Order2012Video documentaryHimself - President of the United States of America (uncredited)
A Defining Moment: Four Tuskegee Airmen and the Inauguration of Barack Obama2011DocumentaryHimself
Putin, Russia and the West2011TV Series documentaryHimself - U.S. President
In the Classroom2011Documentary shortHimself
Stop Accepting Nonsense: Ally Bank Commercial Remix2011ShortHimself
MythBusters2011TV Series documentaryHimself
Subtilumas2011Himself (uncredited)
Late Show with David Letterman2011TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Addressing U.N.
Default: The Student Loan Documentary2011DocumentaryHimself
The Strange History of Don't Ask, Don't Tell2011DocumentaryHimself
Dan Rather Reports2011TV SeriesHimself - President
I Survived...2011TV Series documentaryHimself
Targeting Bin Laden2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2009-2011TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Previous Guest
Live Free or Die Hard (Project 12, 8/12)2011ShortHimself
Conan2010-2011TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Speech in Ireland / Himself - Super Bowl Sunday Interview
The Undefeated2011DocumentaryHimself - President of the United States
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011TV SeriesHimself - With Pope Benedict
People and Power2011TV SeriesHimself / Himself - U.S. President
WWF Raw2011TV SeriesHimself
WWE Smackdown!2008-2011TV SeriesHimself / Barack Obama
This Must Be the Place2011Himself (uncredited)
Death and Taxes2011ShortHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2011TV Series documentaryHimself
Fear of a Black Republican2011DocumentaryHimself
30 Rock2011TV SeriesHimself
Nocturninos2011TV SeriesHimself
Obama Likes Spending2011ShortHimself
Ben Warheit and Barack Obama Discuss Money2011ShortHimself
My America2011/IIHimself
Plan TV2011TV SeriesHimself
Basta2011TV SeriesHimself
Fareed Zakaria GPS2011TV SeriesHimself
Ethos2011/IDocumentaryHimself - President
The Double Conscious: Race & Rhetoric2011Video documentaryHimself
The Micro Debt2011DocumentaryHimself
The Rachel Maddow Show2011TV SeriesHimself
This Week2011TV SeriesHimself
Der Kategorische Imperativ2011Documentary shortHimself
Des Wahnsinns fetteste Beute2011Documentary shortHimself
Fair Game?2010DocumentaryHimself
The Hour2010TV SeriesHimself
What is the Electric Car?2010DocumentaryHimself
The War You Don't See2010DocumentaryHimself
Jean Genet, le contre-exemplaire2010TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Marijuana USA2010TV Movie documentaryHimself - President
Beyoncé's I Am... World Tour2010TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Horizon2008-2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Wallace and Gromit's World of Invention2010TV Series documentaryHimself
902102010TV SeriesHimself
You've Got...2010TV SeriesHimself - President
United States of Obama2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story2010DocumentaryHimself
Bloomberg Game Changers2010TV Series documentaryHimself - President
I Am2010/IIIDocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Variations on a High School Romance2010Himself - President of the United States
I'm Still Here2010/IObama (uncredited)
The Universe2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Cool It2010DocumentaryHimself
If God Is Willing and da Creek Don't Rise2010TV Series documentaryHimself
National Geographic Explorer2009-2010TV Series documentaryHimself
Spirit of America2010Documentary shortHimself
Got Healthcare?2010Video documentaryHimself
Obama in NC: The Path to History2010DocumentaryHimself
The Jay Leno Show2009-2010TV SeriesHimself
Live from Studio Five2009-2010TV SeriesHimself
Inside Job2010DocumentaryHimself
Dorfers Donnerstalk2008-2010TV SeriesHimself
Nuclear Tipping Point2010DocumentaryHimself
God Bless You Barack Obama?2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
8: The Mormon Proposition2010DocumentaryHimself
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien2009-2010TV SeriesHimself
Larry King Live2010TV SeriesHimself
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year2010TV MovieHimself (uncredited)
The Best Government Money Can Buy?2009DocumentaryHimself
Doctor Who2009TV SeriesHimself
Secrets of the Secret Service2009TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Rove Live2009TV SeriesHimself
Dogs 1012009TV SeriesHimself
Fall of the Republic: The Presidency of Barack H. Obama2009DocumentaryHimself
RTL Boulevard2009TV SeriesHimself
50 años de2009TV SeriesHimself
Shark City2009Himself (uncredited)
Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup2009Video documentaryHimself - President of the United States
Capitalism: A Love Story2009DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Un jour, un destin2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Woodstock: Now & Then2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
Hannity2009TV SeriesHimself
Die große ARD Weltreise2009TV Series
Fish Out of Water2009/IDocumentaryHimself - President of the United States (uncredited)
Kriegsversprechen2009Video documentaryHimself
Keeping the Peace2009DocumentaryHimself
The Colbert Report2007-2009TV SeriesHimself
The Onion News Network2009TV SeriesHimself
The Biggest Loser2009TV SeriesHimself
Young Guns2009TV ShortHimself
Glenn Beck2009TV SeriesHimself - President: United States of America / Himself - President of the United States of America / Himself - President, United States of America / ...
Life on the Edge of a Bubble2009Video documentaryHimself
Rome Is Burning2008-2009TV SeriesHimself
Iran and the West2009TV Series documentaryHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2009TV SeriesHimself
White House Revealed2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Shock Doctrine2009DocumentaryHimself
Schmidt & Pocher2008-2009TV SeriesHimself
President Barack Obama: The Man and His Journey2009Video documentaryHimself
Panorama2009TV Series documentaryHimself
All Fired Up2009Documentary shortHimself
A Question of Eligibility2009Video documentaryHimself
The Obama Deception: The Mask Comes Off2009Video documentaryHimself
A Man Among Giants2008DocumentaryHimself
The Smoking Gun Presents: World's Dumbest2008TV SeriesHimself
Russell & Ross: What the F*** Was All That About?2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Stern TV2008TV Series documentaryHimself
The Daily Politics2008TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night Live Presidential Bash '082008TV MovieHimself
The American Future: A History2008TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
TV total2008TV SeriesHimself
Freaks Like Us2008Documentary shortHimself
Have I Got News for You2008TV SeriesHimself
Who Is the Real Bill Ayers?2008TV MovieHimself
Hype: The Obama Effect2008Video documentaryHimself
Secrets of Body Language2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
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Where's George?1999Himself (uncredited)

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2014Streamy AwardThe Streamy AwardsCollaborationBetween Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis (2008)Zach Galifianakis
2009Nobel Peace PrizeNobel Prize

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2008GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Spoken Word AlbumFor the album "The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream."
2006GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Spoken Word AlbumFor the album "Dreams from My Father."
2005Chairman's AwardImage Awards

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2013Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Twitter Personality
2010Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, USACutest CoupleMichelle Obama

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1First sitting US President to visit a federal prison when he toured El Reno Correctional Institution in Oklahoma (July 16, 2015).
2British author Anthony Horowitz wrote of a Black Prime Minister in 2009 not long before Obama was elected President.
3He is related to Jimmy Carter in multiple ways. Through Adrian Gordy they are seventh cousins three times removed. Through William Terrell and Susannah Waters they are eighth cousins twice removed.
4One of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World. [April 2014].
5In the 2008 presidential election, he won the state of North Carolina with a 0.32% margin of victory. Normally considered a solid Republican state, the margin was small enough that it took days after the election to call the state, although this had little regard on calling the election, as nationally it was a landslide victory and winning or losing North Carolina would have made no difference. The last time prior to this that North Carolina elected a democrat was in 1976 when they elected Jimmy Carter.
6Favorite films are The Godfather (1972) and The Godfather: Part II (1974).
7Elected the 44th President of the United States of America [November 2008]
8First US President since Jimmy Carter in 1979 to speak directly on the phone with a leader of Iran - Hassan Rouhani. [September 2013]
9One of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World (2013).
10First two-term President to take the Oath of Office four times. The first time, during his televised first inauguration, Chief Justice John Roberts made a mistake while reading the Oath of Office, which Obama repeated to avoid embarrassment. A few days later, he called Roberts into his office to do it again, and this time read it correctly. By law, the President is sworn in at noon on January 20. In 2013, the month and date fell on a Sunday, but to comply with the Blue Law (no work on Sunday), he was sworn in privately in the Oval Office, and then again publicly the next day. The two before him that were sworn in on Monday, January 21st, were Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1957 and Ronald Reagan in 1985.
11First United States President to be elected twice with over 50% of the popular vote since Ronald Reagan and the first Democratic President elected as such since Franklin D. Roosevelt.
12Was a classmate of Hill Harper's at Harvard Law School.
13The TV presidential election campaign commercial for Obama featured, Carl Reiner, Garry Marshall, Larry Gelbart, Valerie Harper, Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara (slogan: "This Ain't Funny, it's a serious election. Don't vote out of fear, vote for hope - Vote for Obama").
14Can speak Indonesian to a certain degree, having lived in Indonesia for a number of years during his childhood.
15Introduced the 50th anniversary television broadcast of To Kill a Mockingbird (1962).
16His daily newspapers are The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. He claims to not watch cable TV news stations.
17Notable for being the first United States President to participate in social media. He is the first President to have a personal Facebook page and a Twitter account, and the first President to hold Q&A sessions via those forums and YouTube. He is also the first sitting President to own and use an iPod, Blackberry (custom made for security purposes), and iPad.
18First U.S. President to be personally presented with an Apple iPad 2 by Steve Jobs before it was officially released domestically. Obama is frequently seen using Apple devices.
19Counts Homeland (2011) as one of his favorite TV shows.
20Is a big fan of the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man and collected the comics as a youth.
21The first US President to be born after the Vietnam War started.
22The character of Matt Santos in 'The West Wing' is based on him.
23Son of Barack Obama Sr..
24Brother-in-law of basketball player, coach and author Craig Robinson.
25Obama's birthplace of Hawaii makes him the first U.S. president not born in the continental United States.
26Obama's appearance on The View (1997) (29 July 2010) made him the first ever sitting US President to appear as a guest on a daytime TV talk show.
27Received a gift of a Portuguese water dog from Senator Ted Kennedy and his wife Victoria. Because the particular breed is reportedly hypo-allergenic, the First Family and friends were highly unlikely to suffer any allergic reactions in the pet's presence.
28Merited a position in Time magazine's - The 100 Most Influential People in the World ("Leaders" category) - with an homage contributed by David Remnick (Issue: May 10, 2010).
29Brother-in-law of Konrad Ng.
30Half-brother of Maya Soetoro-Ng.
31Defended his decision not to issue a formal written statement on the death of controversial pop star Michael Jackson on 25 June 2009.
32Fourth US President to win a Nobel Peace Prize (2009) after Theodore Roosevelt (1906), Woodrow Wilson (1919) and Jimmy Carter (2002).
33October 2009, won the Nobel Peace Prize.
34First United States Senator to be elected President since John F. Kennedy.
35Shares the same birthday as long-time White House correspondent and journalism legend, Helen Thomas. On her 89th birthday (and his 48th), they celebrated by blowing birthday cupcakes together in front of the press corps.
36First ever US President to address a Muslim community at an inaugural speech.
37Is a fan of The Wire (2002).
38Favorite movies are Casablanca (1942), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), The Godfather (1972), and The Godfather: Part II (1974).
39Is primarily of Kenyan and English ancestry.
40Presidential campaign slogan: "Change we can believe in".
41As a child growing up in Hawaii, his classmates knew him as Barry.
42Was elected to be the 44th president of the Unites States of America on 4 November, 2008.
43Was the 27th lawyer to be elected American president.
44Is the first American president to be born in Hawaii.
45When elected President, he won the battleground states of North Carolina, Florida, Virginia and Colorado - all of which had voted Republican in 2004.
46Is the first African-American man to be elected President of the United States (November 2008).
47Barack Obama's grandmother, Madelyn Payne Dunham died Sunday November 2, 2008 in the early evening in Honolulu from cancer. She was 86.
48Has his look-alike puppet in the French show Les guignols de l'info (1988).
49Has one half-sister, Maya, born to his mother and stepfather in 1970.
50More than 215,000 people attended his speech in Berlin on 24 July 2008.
51Is a die-hard Chicago White Sox fan.
52On June 3, 2008 he won the Montana primary election giving him enough delegates to become the first Black American presidential candidate to win a major political party's presumptive nomination for the office of President of the United States.
53Won his second Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for "The Audacity of Hope" (2008).
54Chosen as one of "10 people would change the world" by New Statesman magazine (2005).
55Named one of Time magazine's "100 most influential people in the world" list in 2005 and 2007.
56Born to Barack Obama Sr. (1936-1982) and Ann Dunham (1942-1995) married from 1961 to 1965.
57Plays basketball.
58Shares his surname with a small city in western Japan, which means "small shore" in Japanese.
59One of his ancestors was Mareen Duvall, also an ancestor of actor Robert Duvall.
60Confessed teenage drug experiences in his memoirs "Dreams from My Father".
61His paternal relatives still live in Kenya.
62At his wife's suggestion, he quit smoking before his campaign to win the Democratic nomination began.
63Enjoys playing basketball and poker.
64Several celebrities including; Halle Berry, George Clooney, Sheryl Crow, Bob Dylan, Topher Grace, Macy Gray, Bruce Springsteen, Oprah Winfrey Tom Hanks, Scarlett Johansson, Hayden Panettiere, Zachary Quinto, Eddie Murphy and John Cleese support his 2008 presidential campaign. Robert De Niro gave his endorsement at the same rally where Barack was endorsed by Caroline and Ted Kennedy.
65Candidate for the Democratic nomination in the 2008 US presidential election.
66Has two daughters, Malia Obama (born in 1998) and Sasha Obama (born in 2001).
67He is a sixth cousin once removed to Park Overall.
68The movie he saw on his first date with Michelle Obama was Do the Right Thing (1989).
69On Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993), he revealed that President George W. Bush nicknamed him "Bama" and "Rock".
70Lived in Hyde Park in Chicago.
71Won a Grammy for Best Spoken Word for the CD version of his autobiography "Dreams From My Father" (2006).
72U.S. Senator from Illinois since 3 January 2005.
73In the Kenyan town where his father was born, the long-brewed "Senator" brand of beer has been nicknamed "Obama."
74His first name comes from the word that means "blessed by God" in Arabic.

1I think Bill Clinton did have an enormous affinity with the African American community and still does and that's well-earned like John (Edwards) one of the things I've always been inspired by is young men and women who grew up in the south when segregation was still taking place when the transformation that are still incomplete that at least had begun had not yet begun and to see that transformation in their own lives I think that is powerful and that it is hopeful because what indicates is that people can change and each successive generation can create a different vision on how we have to treat each other and I think Bill Clinton embodies that and he deserves credit for that I would have to investigate Bill's dancing abilities some other southern stuff to accurately judge if he was in fact a brother
2[addressing the climate change issue] We only get one planet. There is no Plan B.
3[on the U.S. and Cuba re-opening their embassies, 2015 ] We don't have to be imprisoned by the past.
4[on commuting prison sentences for 46 drug offenders, July 13, 2015] These men and women were not violent criminals , but the overwhelming majority had been sentenced to at least twenty years. Fourteen of them had been to sentenced to life for non-violent drug offenses, so their punishments didn't fit the crime. I believe that America, at its heart, is a nation of second chances, and I believe these folks deserve their second chance.
5We are not at war with Islam.
6We cannot have a society in which some dictator someplace can start imposing censorship here in the United States.
7[from a speech on November 20, 2014] To those members of Congress who question my authority to make our immigration system work better, or question the wisdom of me acting where Congress has failed, I have one answer: Pass a bill.
8[2014 White House Correspondents' Dinner Speech] Let's face it, Fox, you'll miss me when I'm gone. It will be harder to convince the American people that Hillary was born in Kenya.
9[2014 White House Correspondents' Dinner Speech] It is great to be back. What a year, huh? I usually start these dinners with a few self-deprecating jokes. After my stellar 2013, what can I possibly talk about? I admit it - last year was rough. Sheesh. At one point, things got so bad, the 47 percent called Mitt Romney to apologize.
10[to the graduating class at West Point, 2014] For the foreseeable future, the most direct threat to America, at home and abroad, remains terrorism. But a strategy that involves invading every country that harbours terrorist networks is naive and unsustainable.
11[downplaying the role of military action in U.S. global leadership] Just because we have the best hammer does not mean that every problem is a nail.
12[In response to the issue of rising US gun violence after another school shooting] We're the only developed country on Earth where this happens. And it happens now once a week. And it's a one-day story. There's no place else like this.
13[at the 2014 White House Correspondents' Dinner, on government gridlock] If you want to get paid while not working, you should have to run for Congress like everyone else.
14[on the passing of Pete Seeger at age 94] Once called 'America's tuning fork', Pete Seeger believed deeply in the power of song. But more importantly, he believed in the power of community - to stand up for what's right, speak out against what's wrong, and move this country closer to the America he knew we could be. Over the years, Pete used his voice - and his hammer - to strike blows for workers' rights and civil rights; world peace and environmental conservation. And he always invited us to sing along. For reminding us where we came from and showing us where we need to go, we will always be grateful for Pete Seeger.
15[from a 2012 campaign speech] If you give up on the idea that your voice can make a difference, then other voices will fill the void: the lobbyists and special interests; the people with the $10 million checks who are trying to buy this election, and those who are making it harder for you to vote.
16No party has a monopoly on wisdom.
17[on critics of American engagement with Iran, 2013] Tough talk and bluster may be the easy thing to do politically, but it's not the right thing to do for our security.
18[on why he quit smoking] I haven't had a cigarette in probably six years. That's because I'm scared of my wife.
19[to Dmitri Medvedev] This is my last election, after my election, I'll have more flexibility.
20[on the outlawed use of poison gas in Syria] I didn't set a red line, the world set a red line.
21Trayvon Martin could have been me thirty-five years ago.
22We discussed the fact that Ho Chi Minh was actually inspired by the U.S. Declaration of Independence and Constitution, and the words of Thomas Jefferson.
23[on Nelson Mandela] I had read his writings and speeches and understood this was somebody who believed in the basic principle I just talked about - treating people equally. He was willing to sacrifice his life for that belief. He's a personal hero, but I don't think I'm unique in that regard. He's a hero for the world. If and when he passes from this place, one thing we all know is that his legacy is one that will linger on throughout the ages.
24AK-47s belong in the hands of soldiers and not in the hands of crooks. They belong on the battlefield of war, not on the streets of our cities.
25[ at the 2009 White House Correspondents Dinner] Mother's Day is a tough holiday for Rahm Emanuel because he's not used to saying the word 'day' after 'mother'.
26[on Senator Tom Coburn (R-Oklahoma)] The people of Oklahoma are lucky to have someone like Tom representing them in Washington - someone who speaks his mind, sticks to his principles and is committed to the people he was elected to serve. Each of us still hopes the other will see the light. But in the meantime, we'll settle for being friends.
27[on the 2012 campaign trail] If you buy into the cynicism that the change we fought for isn't possible, well, change will not happen. Other voices will fill the void: lobbyists and special interests, the people with ten million dollar checks who are trying to buy this election.
28The truth is that we have steadily become a more diverse and tolerant country that embraces people's differences and respect people who are not like us. That's a profoundly good thing. That's one of the strengths of America.
29[to the crowd at the 2013 Presidential Inauguration] I want to look out one more time. I'm not going to see this again.
30I've always believed that education begins at home, with parents who take responsibility - who read to their kids, set limits on the TV and instill a lifelong love of learning. But there is no substitute for a good school or the teacher who stands in front of the classroom.
31[on Donald Trump's refusal to trust the validity of the President's personal documents] This all dates back to when we were growing up together in Kenya.
32If you can't beat your opponent's ideas, you distort those ideas and maybe make some up. If you don't have a record to run on, than you paint your opponent as someone people should run away from.
33As President of our country and Commander-in-Chief of our military, I accept that people are going to call me awful things every day, and I will always defend their right to do so.
34Governor Romney seems to have a tendency to shoot first and aim later.
35If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help. There was a great teacher somewhere in your life. Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you've got a business - you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.
36I do think at a certain point you've made enough money.
37We can't drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times... and then just expect that other countries are going to say OK. That's not leadership. That's not going to happen.
38What I wake up determined to accomplish every single day is making the best decisions I can. And the only thing then to guide you is what you genuinely think is best for the country. Because if you start trying to guess what's going to be most politically advantageous or try to game all that stuff out, you'll get lost very quickly.
39Part of the reason that our politics seems so tough right now, and facts and science and argument does not seem to be winning the day all the time, is because we're hardwired not to think clearly when we're scared.
40[on the political choice as he sees it in 2012] This isn't a matter of who's more patriotic or who is more empathetic toward people or who is nicer. It's a hardheaded assessment of what makes our economy grow. And the facts are on my side in this argument.
41[on election night, November 4, 2008] This is your victory. I will ask you to join in the work of remaking this nation, the only way it's been done in America for 221 years - block by block, brick by brick, callused hand by callused hand.
42The only way my life makes sense is if - regardless of culture, race, religion, tribe - there is this commonality, these essential human truths and passions and hope and moral precepts, that we can reach out beyond our differences. If that is not the case, then it is pretty hard for me to make sense of my life. That is the core of who I am.
43My image of Onyango, faint as it was, has always been of an autocratic man - a cruel man, perhaps. But I had also imagined him an independent man, a man of his people, opposed to white rule... What Granny had told us scrambled that image completely, causing ugly words to flash across my mind. Uncle Tom. Collaborator. House nigger.
44We can't continue to sustain a situation in which some countries are maintaining surpluses, others massive deficits and there never is the kind of adjustment with respect to currency that would lead to a more balanced growth pattern.
45I believe the majority of gun owners would agree we should do everything possible to prevent criminals and fugitives from purchasing weapons. And we should check someone's criminal record before they can check out a gun seller. A mentally unbalanced individual should not be able to get his hands on a gun so easily. These steps shouldn't be controversial. They should be common sense.
46I have to tell you that over the course of several years, as I have talked to friends and family and neighbors, when I think about members of my own staff who are in incredibly committed monogamous relationships, same-sex relationships, who are raising kids together, when I think about those soldiers or airmen or marines or sailors who are out there fighting on my behalf and yet feel constrained, even now that Don't Ask Don't Tell is gone, because they are not able to commit themselves in a marriage, at a certain point I've just concluded that for me, personally, it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same sex couples should be able to get married. (May 9, 2012)
47You know, Malia and Sasha, they have friends whose parents are same-sex couples. There have been times where Michelle and I have been sitting around the dinner table and we're talking about their friends and their parents and Malia and Sasha, it wouldn't dawn on them that somehow their friends' parents would be treated differently. It doesn't make sense to them and frankly, that's the kind of thing that prompts a change in perspective. (May 9, 2012)
48It's great to be here this evening in the vast, magnificent Hilton ballroom, or what Mitt Romney would call a little fixer-upper.
49You go into these small towns in Pennsylvania and, like a lot of small towns in the Midwest, the jobs have been gone now for 25 years, and nothing's replaced them. And they fell through the Clinton administration, and the Bush administration, and each successive administration has said somehow these communities are going to regenerate and they have not. And it's not surprising then they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy toward people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.
50Anger over welfare and affirmative action helped forge the Reagan Coalition. Politicians routinely exploited fears of crime for their own electoral ends. Talk show hosts and conservative commentators built entire careers unmasking bogus claims of racism while dismissing legitimate discussions of racial injustice and inequality as mere political correctness or reverse racism.
51To that extent, as radical as I think people try to characterize the Warren court, it wasn't that radical. It didn't break free from the essential constraints that were placed by the founding fathers in the Constitution, or at least as it's been interpreted and Warren court interpreted in the same way, that generally the Constitution is a charter of negative liberties, Says what the states can't do to you. Says what the Federal government can't do to you, but doesn't say what the Federal government or the state government must do on your behalf, and that has shifted and one of the, I think, tragedies of the civil rights movement was, um, because the civil rights movement became so court focused I think there was a tendency to lose track of the political and community organizing and activities on the ground that are able to put together the actual coalition of powers through which you bring about redistributive change. In some ways we still suffer from that.
52It's crucial that people don't see my election as a sign of progress in the broader sense that we don't sort of point to a Barack Obama any more than you point to a Bill Cosby or a Michael Jordan and say "Well things are hunky dory".
53I'm not interested in the suburbs. The suburbs bore me. And I'm not interested in isolating myself. I feel good when I'm engaged in what I think are the core issues of the society, and those issues to me are what's happening to poor folks in this society.
54Hopefully, more and more people will begin to feel their story is somehow a part of the larger story of how we're going to reshape America in a way that is less mean spirited and more generous. I mean I really hope to be a part of the transformation of this country.
55(visiting Ireland) My name is Barack Obama of the Moneygall O'Bamas. And I've come to find the apostrophe we lost along the way.
56To avoid being mistaken for a sellout, I chose my friends carefully. The more politically active black students. The foreign students. The Chicanos. The Marxist professors and the structural feminists and punk rock performance poets. We smoked cigarettes and wore leather jackets. At night in the dorms, we discussed neocolonialism, Franz Fanon, Eurocentrism and patriarchy. When we ground our cigarettes in the hallway carpet or set our stereos so loud that the walls began to shake, we were resisting bourgeois society's stifling constraints. We weren't indifferent or careless or insecure. We were alienated.
57In Washington, we call this the Ownership society, and it is especially tempting because each of us believes we will always be the winner in life's lottery, that we're the one who will be the next Donald Trump, or at least we won't be the chump who Donald Trump says: "You're fired!"
58In America, we have this strong bias toward individual action. You know we idolize the John Wayne hero who comes in to correct things with both guns blazing. But individual actions, individual dreams are not sufficient. We must unite in collective action, build collective institutions and organizations.
59In Washington, the call this the Ownership Society, and it is especially tempting because each of us believes we will always be the winner in life's lottery, that we're the one who will be the next Donald Trump, or at least we won't be the chump who Donald Trump says: "You're fired!"
60In America, we have this strong bias toward individual action. You know, we idolize the John Wayne hero who comes in to correct things with both guns blazing. But individual actions, individual dreams, are not sufficient. We must unite in collective action, build collective institutions and organizations.
61Change is coming to America.
62This time we want to talk about the crumbling schools that are stealing the future of black children and white children and Asian children and Hispanic children and Native American children. This time we want to reject the cynicism that tells us that these kids can't learn; that those kids who don't look like us are somebody else's problem. The children of America are not those kids, they are our kids, and we will not let them fall behind in a 21st century economy. Not this time.
63When I am this party's [Democratic party] nominee, my opponent will not be able to say that I voted for the war in Iraq; or that I gave [George W. Bush] the benefit of the doubt on Iran; or that I supported Bush-Cheney [former VP Dick Cheney] policies of not talking to leaders that we don't like. And he will not be able to say that I wavered on something as fundamental as whether or not it is okay for America to torture - because it is NEVER okay. That's why I am in it.As President, I will end the war in Iraq. We will have our troops home in sixteen months. I will close Guantanamo. I will restore habeas corpus. I will finish the fight against Al Qaeda. And I will lead the world to combat the common threats of the 21st century - nuclear weapons and terrorism; climate change and poverty; genocide and disease. And I will send once more a message to those yearning faces beyond our shores that says, "You matter to us. Your future is our future. And our moment is now."
64In the unlikely story that is America, there has never been anything false about hope.
65[when asked whether he would call on Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton to release their tax returns, after Hilary loaned $5 million of her own money to her campaign] I'll just say that I've released my tax returns. That's been a policy I've maintained consistently. I think the American people deserve to know where you get your income from. But I'll leave it up to you guys to chase it down . . . I think we set the bar in terms of transparency and disclosure that has been a consistent theme of my campaign and my career in politics.
66[regarding former President Bill Clinton's support for his wife--and Obama's opponent for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination--Hillary Clinton] Sometimes I don't know who I'm running against.
67And it lives on in those Americans -- young and old, rich and poor, black and white, Latino and Asian and Native American, gay and straight -- who are tired of a politics that divides us and want to recapture the sense of common purpose that we had when John Kennedy was President of the United States of America.
68[from keynote speech given at the 2004 Democratic party national convention] There's not a liberal America and a conservative America. There's the United States of America. We worship an awesome God in the blue states, and we don't like federal agents poking around our libraries in the red states. We coach Little League in the blue states, and have gay friends in the red states. There are patriots who opposed the war, and patriots who supported it. We are one people, all of us pledging allegiance to the Stars and Stripes, all of us defending the United States of America.

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