Barack Obama
Obama standing with his arms folded and smiling
44th President of the United States
In office January 20, 2009 – January 20, 2017
Vice President Joe Biden
Preceded by George W. Bush
Succeeded by Donald Trump
United States Senator from Illinois
In office January 3, 2005 – November 16, 2008
Preceded by Peter Fitzgerald
Succeeded by Roland Burris
Member of the Illinois Senate from the 13th district
In office January 8, 1997 – November 4, 2004
Preceded by Alice Palmer
Succeeded by Kwame Raoul
Personal details
Born Barack Hussein Obama II(1961-08-04) August 4, 1961 (age 55)Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Michelle Robinson (m. 1992)
  • Malia
  • Sasha
Relatives See Family of Barack Obama
Awards Nobel Peace Prize (2009)Profile in Courage Award (2017)

Retired Navy Vet

Dear President"
I am very frustrated! My husband is a 20 year retired vet who now has leukemia. I have a rx for a shower chair that I cannot get because medicare no longer covers said item. It's now a convenience not a necessity.We are on a "fixed income" & I cannot pay the cost of the chair.
This country of ours does not give the respect or help that the vets need. If you can't help us no one can.

Respectfully yours.
Ann M.Uorgan

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