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By Jane Sutcliffe

Describes the lifetime of our forty fourth president from his beginning to a mom from Kansas and a father from Kenya, via his adolescence, and faculty years, and his paintings as a neighborhood organizer in Chicago to his access into politics as a nation senator and his meteoric upward push to the presidency and inauguration because the first African American U.S. president.

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But he didn’t. He knew that some wars were worth fighting. He told the crowd, “I am not opposed to all wars. ” And the war with Iraq, he said, was a dumb war. Such a war might last years and cost thousands of American lives. 30 Barack’s speech earned him a lot of attention. He still wanted to help make laws for people throughout the country. S. Senate. But a number of other people had the same idea. And most of them were better known in the state of Illinois than Barack. He would have to work hard to stand out.

S. senator. After the ceremony, he and his family walked outside. Six-yearold Malia turned to her father. ” she asked. It was a question a lot of people were asking. 35 5 “A Politics of Hope” A spotlight seemed to be shining on the new senator. After his big speech, people all over the country wanted to hear him speak. Television reporters wanted to interview him. Over and over, he heard the same question. Would he run for president? He kept saying no. 36 Barack just wanted to think about his new job.

Black people and white people were too often angry with one another. All people were going to have to work together to solve the country’s problems. Only in that way could Americans make a more perfect United States. 40 Michelle and Barack (left) and Jill and Joe Biden (right) greet the crowd. Joe Biden was chosen to be the candidate for vice president. At last, the Democratic Party chose Barack to be their candidate for president. The Republican Party chose John McCain. The two candidates made speeches.

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