Barack Obama took office as the first African-American president of the United States of America in January 2009.
Barack Obama was the 44th president of the US. After a four-year term, he was re-elected in 2012. In 2009, the same year he took office, he received the Nobel Peace Prize. DW covered Obama's election campaigns and the main issues related to his presidency at home and abroad. This is a collection of DW's content on the former president.
The Trump administration has backed its pick to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Mick Mulvaney. Both Mulvaney and former chief of staff Leandra English have claimed to be the agency's acting director.
The Nobel Peace Prize usually gets a lot of attention and sometimes fierce criticism. The Norwegian Nobel Committee doesn’t always get it right. So how do you avoid giving the most coveted peace prize there is to people who later might prove not worthy of it? Lars Bevanger has been finding out in Oslo.