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2008 Presidential Election
Barack Obama

Political Party: Democratic

Political Experience: State Senator, Illinois, 1997 – 2005; U.S. Senator, Illinois, 2005 –

Related Experience: Law professor, lawyer

Family: Wife, Michelle; children, Malia, 9, and Sasha, 6.

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State Elections Won: Iowa, Nevada, South Carolina, Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Louisiana, Nebraska, Washington, Maine, Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia, Wisconsin, Hawaii, Vermont, Wyoming, Mississippi, Texas (caucuses), North Carolina, Oregon, Montana

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