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By Lisa Rogak

Due to the fact supplying his keynote speech on the 2004 Democratic nationwide conference, Barack Obama has been hailed because the transparent savior of not just the Democratic social gathering, yet of the integrity of yank politics. even though he burst onto the nationwide scene possible in a single day, his identify popularity has grown through leaps and boundaries ever due to the fact. Barack Obama in His personal phrases, a booklet of fees from the Illinois Senator, permits those that are not as accustomed to his politics to profit fast the place he stands on abortion, faith, AIDS, his critics, overseas coverage, Iraq, the conflict on Terror, unemployment, homosexual marriage, and a number of alternative vital matters dealing with the United States and the area.

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Conversely, secularists are far more interested in morality and ethics than the right wing would portray them. Charlie Rose Show, October 19, 2006 I’m well situated to help the country understand how we can both celebrate our diversity in all its complexity and still affirm our common bonds. Maybe I can help with that because I’ve got so many different pieces in me. qxd:Barack Obama 11/10/08 2:05 PM Page 39 BARACK OBAMA IN HIS OWN WORDS 39 ON EDUCATION I think that community colleges are going to play an increasingly critical role, because one thing we know for certain about the changing economy is that nobody is going to have a permanent job.

Speech at anti-Iraq War rally in Chicago, October 26, 2002 The only thing as predictable as rising gas prices are the short-term political solutions that usually come along with them. Every year you had the same headlines, Pain at the Pump, and then Americans start emptying their wallets to fill up their tanks and politicians go through the standard responses: tax rebates and tax holidays, investigating price-gouging bio-oil companies. qxd:Barack Obama 48 11/10/08 2:05 PM Page 48 BARACK OBAMA IN HIS OWN WORDS ON THE ECONOMY I’d invest in clean energy, to lower demand and lower gas prices and create millions of jobs in clean and renewable energies like wind and solar and biodiesel.

Qxd:Barack Obama 11/10/08 2:04 PM Page 23 BARACK OBAMA IN HIS OWN WORDS 23 ON HIS CHILDREN My little girls can break my heart. They can make me cry just looking at them eating their string beans. Houston Chronicle, October 29, 2006 One of the wrestling matches I’m always having with my staff is getting my kids’ events onto the schedule. I have to make sure they understand that’s a priority. Live Your Best Life, Oprah Winfrey, page 294 When I sit down with my six-year-old and my three-year-old at night and I’m reading a book to them and then I tuck them in to go to sleep, that’s a little piece of heaven that I hang onto.

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