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Barack Obama
1961 -

He began his run for the presidency in February 2007. After a close campaign in the 2008 Democratic Party presidential primaries against Hillary Rodham Clinton, he won his party's nomination, becoming the first major party African American candidate for president. In the 2008 general election, he defeated Republican nominee John McCain and was inaugurated as president on January 20, 2009.

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A hero is a sandwich.
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Can we succeed as a country where a shrinking number of people do exceedingly well, while a growing number struggle to get by? Or are we better off when everyone gets a fair shot?
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Change happens from the bottom up, from the grassroots...
You don't just count on governments, on officials. You count on people.
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No one is above the law
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Prosperity has always been built from the bottom up, from the heart of the middle class.
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That's how we do things. It's all tactics, and it's not solving problems.
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That's not just top down economics, that's upside down economics.
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The time for bickering is over. The time for games has passed. Now is the season for action.
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We did not come here to clean up crises. We came here to build a future.
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We lose ourselves when we compromise the very ideals that we fight to defend.
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