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.
With Joe Biden expected to name a Vice Presidential running mate any day now, speculation has reached its peak. California Rep.
Karen Bass, the 66-year-old char of the Congressional Black Caucus, California Sen. Kamala Harris and Susan Rice, Barack Obama‘s former national security adviser have emerged as the likeliest choices.