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Barack Obama
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O·ba·ma

 (ō-bä′mə), Barack Hussein, Jr. Born 1961.
The 44th president of the United States (took office in 2009). He previously served in the Senate, representing Illinois (2004-2008). Early in his presidency, he increased government spending to address a severe credit crisis and deep recession. In 2009, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts in diplomacy.

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Michelle Obama
photographed in 2009

Obama

, Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Born 1964.
First lady of the United States (since 2009) as the wife of President Barack Obama. She is an attorney and a former hospital administrator.

Obama

(əʊˈbɑːmə)
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(Biography) Barack (Hussein) (bəˈrɑːk). born 1961, US Democrat politician: 44th president of the US from 2009
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