• 44 iconic images of Barack Obama's tenure as president

    On November 4, 2008, more than 69.4 million Americans voted for then-Sen. Barack Obama to become the 44th president of the United States - and the first African-American to hold the position.
    Obama, then 47, earned 365 electoral votes and nearly 53% of the popular vote in a wider-than-expected margin of victory. His Republican opponent, Sen. John McCain , captured 173 electoral votes and a little more than 45% of the popular vote.
    There are 20 days to go before Americans head to the polls to elect Obama's successor, and there are less than 100 days before the 45th US president takes office...


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