Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician and attorney who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, Barack Obama was the first African-American president of the United States. He previously served as a U.S. senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008 and an Illinois state senator from 1997 to 2004.
Attorneys for four proponents of Proposition 8 filed a motion in federal court April 1 to keep video recordings in the case of Perry v.
Schwarzenegger sealed from public view. The hearing is set for June 17 at 2 p.m. in the courtroom of U.S. District Court Judge William H.