Sen. Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaOvernight Energy: Dems ask Pruitt to justify first-class travel | Obama EPA chief says reg rollback won't stand | Ex-adviser expects Trump to eventually rejoin Paris accord Overnight Regulation: Trump to take steps to ban bump stocks | Trump eases rules on insurance sold outside of ObamaCare | FCC to officially rescind net neutrality Thursday | Obama EPA chief: Reg rollback won't stand Ex-US ambassador: Mueller is the one who is tough on Russia MORE (D-Ill.) launched his first presidential campaign ads this week, set to air in Iowa. Both commercials include references to Obama's 2004 speech at the National Democratic Convention, a speech that helped him rise to stardom.

This commercial, called "Choices," is a 60-second spot outlining a brief biography of Obama.