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Barack Obama served as president of the United States from 2009-2017. He was the 44th U.S. president and the first African-American president in American history. Barack Obama has spoken often of his multicultural background: his father was from Kenya, his mother from Kansas, and they met at the University of Hawaii. After his parents divorced and his father returned to Africa, Obama stayed with his mother and was raised in Indonesia and Hawaii. He earned an undergraduate degree from Columbia U More »
Name at Birth: Barack Hussein Obama II
Born: August 4, 1961 (Honolulu, Hawaii)

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The first inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States took place on ... The presidential oath as administered to Obama during his swearing-in .... The committee did accept donations from people with active lobbying interests before ..... No Bible was present during the retake of the inauguration.

www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2007/dec/20/chain-email/obama-sworn-in-on-his-bible

Dec 20, 2007 ... When Obama was sworn into office, "he DID NOT use the Holy Bible, but instead the Kuran (Their equivalency to our Bible, but very different ...

www.snopes.com/obama-used-quran-for-oath

This photograph was taken on 21 January 2013 during Obama's swearing-in ... to a report published by Fox News, President Obama chose to use a Bible once ...

www.npr.org/2017/01/17/510252058/trump-will-be-sworn-in-with-same-bible-as-lincoln-and-obama

Jan 17, 2017 ... For all their differences, when Donald Trump takes the oath of office to succeed Barack Obama on Friday, one small but symbolic similarity will ...

www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/andrewbrown/2009/jan/22/oath-obama-bible-second

Jan 22, 2009 ... This time both men got the words right but there was no Bible. ... to demand that the president swear his oath on the Bible, since that would ... George Washington , at his second inauguration, did not mention God at all in his ...

www.aol.com/article/news/2017/01/19/president-obama-messed-up-the-oath-of-office-on-his-inauguration-day-twice/21658012

Jan 19, 2017 ... Obama admitted he did not swear on a bible for this second administration of the oath, but insisted in was binding anyway. Slideshow preview ...

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Jan 19, 2017 ... President Barack Obama also used Lincoln's Bible during his first swearing-in ceremony. Though many past presidents have done so with the ...

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Jan 21, 2013 ... When U.S. President Barack Obama took the oath of office Monday, he placed his hand on two Bibles. The first was the Bible used by former ...

www.cnn.com/2013/01/17/opinion/obeidallah-bible/index.html

Jan 20, 2013 ... Dean Obeidallah: President Obama will take presidential oath with his left hand on two Bibles ... But why does the president swear on a Bible?