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Biography

Biography

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When he called himself "a skinny kid with a funny name" at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, his political star was already on the rise. By the time he decimated the competition in 2004 race for the Illinois Senate, he was the bona fide golden child of a Democratic party desperately in need of a winner. In many ways, the story of Barack Obama is an uniquely American tale of the 21st century, where racial lines are blurry and the most interesting chapter is just beginning.

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