President Obama on the State of the Republican Party
President Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States. He was elected in 2008 and reelected in 2012. He previously served in the U.S. Senate from 2005 to 2008 and in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004. Obama is a graduate of Columbia University and Harvard Law School, where he served as president of the Harvard Law Review.