I believe in the redemptive death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
I believe that faith gives me a path to be cleansed of sin and have eternal life." On September 27, 2010, Obama released a statement commenting on his religious views saying "I'm a Christian by choice.
Nine months later, Obama was named the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
During his first two years in office, Obama signed many landmark bills.
He was elected over Republican John Mc Cain, and was inaugurated on January 20, 2009.
In May 2002, Obama commissioned a poll to assess his prospects in a 2004 U. Obama formally announced his candidacy in January 2003.
Decisions by Republican incumbent Peter Fitzgerald and his Democratic predecessor Carol Moseley Braun to not participate in the election resulted in wide-open Democratic and Republican primary contests involving fifteen candidates.
My family didn't – frankly, they weren't folks who went to church every week.
And my mother was one of the most spiritual people I knew, but she didn't raise me in the church.