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Obama 44th President of US

Obama's first tryst with power came in 1996 when the low-paid community organiser on Chicago's south side was elected to the state Senate of Illinois.Obama became a media savvy the most eminent figures in Washington, with his two best-selling books to his name - 'The Audacity of Hope' and 'Dreams From My Father' and for the Democrats, who were out to wrest the Presidency from the Republicans after eight years, Obama's nomination was contentious political move.Clinton congratulated Obama on his victory, and offered her condolences on the loss of his grandmother.Obama thanked the New York senator for all she did to help him win the election, and said he looks forward to speaking with both her and former President Bill Clinton soon.

Obama will be sworn in as the 44th US President on 20th January next year, replacing Republican incumbent George W Bush at the end of his eight-year rule and marking a new milestone in American history 45 years after the peak of civ…