January 2nd, 2014
11:52 AM ET
4 months ago

Christmas 'oops': Family accidentally receives gift from the Obamas

Updated 12:41 p.m. ET, 1/2/2014

(CNN) - As a woman and her husband were opening a late-arriving Christmas box on Tuesday, they found among their own gifts a present from President Barack Obama and his family.

Alane Church, who lives in Wadsworth, Illinois, north of Chicago, said they discovered an already-opened gift addressed to "Mama Kaye," a close friend of the first family and the godmother to Sasha and Malia Obama.
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Obama: I might be intimidating to daughters’ suitors
December 20, 2013 - President Obama with daughters Malia (R) and Sasha (L) leaving the White House to head to Hawaii for a two-week holiday vacation
December 20th, 2013
10:06 PM ET
4 months ago

Obama: I might be intimidating to daughters’ suitors

(CNN) – President Barack Obama has a lot on his plate, but he freely admits that being a dad is his most important job – and that means worrying about his daughters dating.

While Obama says that his daughters Malia, 15, and Sasha, 12, are sensible and make good decisions, there’s something else that sets him at ease.

In an interview with comedian Steve Harvey that aired Friday, the President admitted that the first family’s Secret Service detail makes him a more relaxed dad.
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Filed under: Malia Obama • Michelle Obama • Obama family • Obamacare • President Obama • Sasha Obama
December 6th, 2013
08:27 PM ET
4 months ago

Obama lights National Christmas Tree, pays tribute to Nelson Mandela

(CNN) - President Barack Obama and his family lit the National Christmas Tree on Friday, continuing a 91-year tradition in Washington. In his remarks at the ceremony, the President also paid tribute to Nelson Mandela.

"This year we give a special measure of gratitude for Nelson Mandela and man who championed that generosity of spirit," Obama said of the iconic former president of South Africa, who passed away Thursday at the age of 95.
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Filed under: Malia Obama • Michelle Obama • President Obama • Sasha Obama • Washington
November 29th, 2013
10:27 AM ET
5 months ago

Obamas might stay in DC after presidency

(CNN) – After the elections in 2016, President Barack Obama will leave the White House, but he may not leave Washington.

In an interview with ABC, Obama said the decision will revolve around Sasha, the President and First Lady Michelle Obama's youngest daughter, who will be a sophomore in high school when he leaves office. Malia, the oldest daughter, will be in college.
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Obama reveals daughter Malia's peanut allergy at bill signing
November 13th, 2013
09:08 PM ET
5 months ago

Obama reveals daughter Malia's peanut allergy at bill signing

Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday signed a bill that, it turns out, hits close to home.

H.R. 2094, the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act, was passed with bipartisan support to help students with food allergies, including oldest daughter Malia.
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The first family's European vacation
June 14th, 2013
03:49 PM ET
10 months ago

The first family's European vacation

White House (CNN) - President Barack Obama's family will start their summer vacation with a trip to Europe, joining him as he travels to the United Kingdom and Germany next week, the White House announced on Friday.

First lady Michelle Obama and first daughters Malia and Sasha will start their three-day tour by attending the president's speech to local students in Belfast, in Northern Ireland.
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Tattoo parenting, Obama-style
April 24th, 2013
12:12 PM ET
12 months ago

Tattoo parenting, Obama-style

(CNN) - President Barack Obama says he and the first lady have a good strategy to prevent their daughters from getting tattoos.

"What we've said to the girls is, if you guys ever decide to get a tattoo, then mommy and me will get the exact same tattoo in the same place. And we'll go on YouTube and show it off as a family tattoo," he said in an interview that aired Wednesday on NBC's "Today."
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Michelle Obama, daughters going skiing
February 15th, 2013
09:58 AM ET
1 year ago

Michelle Obama, daughters going skiing

(CNN) - First lady Michelle Obama and her daughters are headed out West this weekend for their annual ski trip with family friends, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Friday.

The White House wasn't specific on their skiing destination. Last year, they went to Aspen, Colorado. In 2011 and 2010, the first lady and her daughters, Malia and Sasha, stayed in Vail.
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Photo: First family attends Christmas services
President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha make their way into the chapel for Christmas service at Marine Corps Base Hawaii on December 25, 2011.
December 25th, 2011
04:41 PM ET
Photo: First family heads to church
President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama (L) and daughters Malia Obama and Sasha Obama walk from the White House across Lafayette Park to St. John's Church for Sunday services December 11, 2011 in Washington, DC.
December 11th, 2011
12:05 PM ET
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