In July 2004, Barack Obama burst onto the politcal scene with an electrifying speech at the Democratic National Convention. Months later, he won a seat in the U.S. Senate. Now, he's the first African-American president of the United States! Get to know our first family.
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Before they were the first family, the Obamas were Oprah Show guests.
Meet Michelle  
The heart and mind of our new first lady.
First Interview Barack Obama tells Oprah about politics, priorities and loving family.First Date
Ice cream and a street curb—the Obamas recall the moment that started it all.
How did he get here? Check out this timeline of Barack Obama's life.
Oprah's Bash
An inside peek at her party for the one-time presidential hopeful.


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