Sen. Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaFormer GOP lawmaker says Obama got elected because he was black To woo black voters in Georgia, Dems need to change their course of action 2018 midterms: The blue wave or a red dawn? MORE (D-Ill.) began airing this presidential campaign ad in Iowa today. In it, Obama talks to a group of seniors about Social Security, saying the country needs an honest discussion to fix spending and revenue problems as the baby boomer generation retires.