Sworn into office January 4, 2005, Senator Obama serves on the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, which oversees our nation’s health care, schools, employment, and retirement programs. He is a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, which plays a vital role in shaping American policy around the world, including our policy in Iraq. And Senator Obama serves on the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, which is focused on providing our brave veterans with the care and services they deserve. In 2005 and 2006, he served on the Environment and Public Works Committee, which safeguards our environment and provides funding for our highways. Senator Obama is currently seeking the Democratic Nomination to run for President in 2008.
Senator Clinton is the U.S. Senator from New York, and a candidate for the Democratic nomination in the 2008 presidential election. She is married to Bill Clinton, 42nd President of the United States, and was the First Lady of the U.S. from 1993 to 2001.
Mitt Romney is the former Governor of Massachusetts who is currently seeking the Republican Party’s nominaton to run for president of the United States.
Jimmy Carter and Walter Mondale were elected president and vice president of the United States on Nov. 2, 1976. On the president’s behalf, Mondale traveled extensively throughout the nation and the world advocating U.S. policy.
Dr. Ron Paul was first elected to Congress in 1976. For more than two decades, Dr. Paul has advocated the abolishment of income taxes and cutting the size and power of the federal government.