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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Filed under: Facebook • Malia Obama • Michelle Obama • President Obama • Sasha Obama • Washington
November 20th, 2013
08:12 AM ET
5 months ago

First Lady: Obama loves singing in the bathroom

(CNN) – It's no secret that President Barack Obama has squeaked out a couple of tunes during his presidency, but his wife says singing is a part of the President's home routine-especially in the restroom.

"He sings all the time. He's in the bathroom all the time, just singing. He's always willing to sing," Michelle Obama said.
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Filed under: Michelle Obama • President Obama
Obama’s certified organic night out
November 15th, 2013
08:29 PM ET
5 months ago

Obama’s certified organic night out

Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama went out to dinner Friday night with first lady Michelle Obama and senior aide Valerie Jarrett for a birthday dinner for Jarrett at a certified organic restaurant.

The trio dined at Restaurant Nora in Washington’s Dupont Circle neighborhood.
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Filed under: Michelle Obama • President Obama
First lady tells students: ‘My story can be your story’
November 12th, 2013
03:46 PM ET
5 months ago

First lady tells students: ‘My story can be your story’

(CNN) - First lady Michelle Obama is stepping up her policy game.

Obama, along with Education Secretary Arne Duncan, visited a Washington high school on Tuesday to announce a new initiative to encourage students to go to college, calling improving access to higher education “one of [her] husband’s most important goals as president.”
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Filed under: Arne Duncan • Education • Michelle Obama
October 30th, 2013
05:52 PM ET
6 months ago

First Lady of Sesame Street

Washington (CNN) - Michelle Obama doesn't need directions to Sesame Street, it comes to her.

The first lady was joined Wednesday by two of Sesame Street's popular characters, Elmo and Rosita, in the White House State Dining Room to announce a plan to use the children's characters and their neighbors on the show to market healthy foods to children.
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Filed under: Michelle Obama
White House garden overgrown during shutdown
October 15th, 2013
01:32 PM ET
6 months ago

White House garden overgrown during shutdown

Washington (CNN) - The partial government shutdown has left the White House garden overrun with weeds, with fewer gardeners to maintain first lady Michelle Obama's pride.

Regular maintenance has stopped on the garden and only periodic watering is being done, a White House official confirmed to CNN. That's consistent with landscaping being performed on all National Park Service areas crippled by the shutdown throughout the country.
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September 13th, 2013
12:43 PM ET
7 months ago

A few drops of criticism for Michelle Obama's new initiative

Updated 9/13/2013 at 1:31pm

Washington (CNN) – The truth about water, first lady Michelle Obama says, is that drinking more can make you healthier. Except some health experts are critical of the advice, arguing that it simply doesn't hold water.

Obama this week was joined by the Partnership for a Healthier America in encouraging Americans to "drink up."
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Filed under: Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama's 'Gigante' Saturday
August 22nd, 2013
10:26 AM ET
8 months ago

Michelle Obama's 'Gigante' Saturday

(CNN) – Michelle Obama will be bringing her campaign against childhood obesity to a Hispanic audience Saturday, appearing on Univision's "Sábado Gigante."

According to the Miami Herald, the first lady will appear on a popular children's segment of the three-hour program called "Conversando con los Niños" (speaking with kids).
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Michelle Obama not speculating on a Hillary Clinton run
August 16th, 2013
08:44 AM ET
8 months ago

Michelle Obama not speculating on a Hillary Clinton run

(CNN) – A woman will be president in her lifetime, first lady Michelle Obama speculated in an interview this week, though she wouldn't offer a prediction on whether that woman would be Hillary Clinton.

"She hasn't announced anything, so I'm certainly not going to get ahead of her," the first lady said, laughing, in an interview for Sunday's edition of Parade Magazine.
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Filed under: Michelle Obama
August 14th, 2013
07:30 AM ET
8 months ago

Watch: First lady, Doug E. Fresh drop rap video

(CNN) - First lady Michelle Obama joins several hip-hop heavyweights to fight childhood obesity with music.


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