August 4, 1961 (50 years)
Alma mater:Columbia University
Harvard University, 1992
Protestant until 2008 Congregational Church (United Church of Christ) 1 2
White HouseHe graduated from Columbia University and at the prestigious Harvard Law School Law School, where he was president of the Harvard Law Review Law Review.7 thenworked as a community organizer and practiced as a lawyer career in civil rights, before being elected and serve as an Illinois state senator from 1997 to 2004. Hetaught constitutional law at the law school at the University of Chicago from 1992 to 2004. In 2000 he lost the race for a seat in the House of Representatives of theUnited States, and after his previous failure in January 2003 announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate. In March 2004, won the Democratic primaries, and in Julythe same year delivered the opening speech at the Democratic National Convention favoring promoting his candidacy. Finally he was elected to the Senate in November2004, with 70% of the votes favor.
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On 9 October of that year he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his diplomatic efforts on nucleardisarmament, the achievement of a peace process in the Middle East and promoting the fight against climate change. On April 4, 2011 announced the beginning of hispresidential reelection campaign in 2012. In a press conference on May 1, 2011, stated that a group of U.S. special forces killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.