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Barack Obama
BARACK H. OBAMA, JR. of Illinois
Democratic Party Presidential Nominee

BARACK OBAMA BIOGRAPHICAL FACTS:

POLITICAL: US Senator, 2005 - present (elected 2004). Illinois State Senator, 1997-2005 (elected 1996, 1998, 2002). Candidate for Congress, 2000. Keynote Speaker, 2004 Democratic National Convention.

PROFESSIONAL: Attorney. Author. Senior Lecturer, University of Chicago Law School, 1993-2004. Executive Director, Illinois Project Vote, 1992. Director, Developing Communities Project, 1985-88. Financial Analyst, 1983-84.

EDUCATION: B.A. (Political Science), Columbia University, 1983. J.D. magna cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1991.

PERSONAL: Born August 4, 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Married to Michelle Robinson Obama. Two daughters. United Church of Christ.



Joe Biden
JOSEPH R. "JOE" BIDEN, JR. of Delaware
Democratic Party Vice Presidential Nominee

JOE BIDEN BIOGRAPHICAL FACTS:

POLITICAL: US Senator, 1973 - present (elected 1972; re-elected 1978, 1984, 1990, 1996, 2002). New Castle County Councilman, 1970-72. Candidate for President, 1988 (withdrew before first primary) and 2008 (withdrew after Iowa caucuses).

PROFESSIONAL: Attorney (practiced law: 1968-72). Adjunct Professor, Widener University School of Law, 1991 - present.

EDUCATION: B.A. (History/Political Science), University of Delaware, 1965. J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 1968.

PERSONAL: Born November 24, 1942, in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Married to Jill Jacobs Biden. Three children. Roman Catholic.


LINKS:

Barack Obama Presidential Committee - Official Campaign Site.
Fight the Smears - Official Campaign Site #2.
Office of US Senator Barack Obama - Government Site.
Office of US Senator Joe Biden - Government Site.
Wikipedia: Barack Obama - Online Resource.
Wikipedia: Joe Biden - Online Resource.


OFFICIAL CONTACT INFORMATION:

Obama for America
P.O. Box 8102
Chicago, IL 60680
Email: info@barackobama.com


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