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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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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Date night for the first couple
August 8th, 2013
07:11 PM ET
9 months ago

Date night for the first couple

Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama and wife Michelle left the White House Thursday evening to celebrate the president's birthday at a Washington restaurant.

The traveling press pool reported the Obamas were dining at Rasika in the northwest section of the nation's capital.
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In Chicago, first lady says she's proud of her background
July 18th, 2013
03:27 PM ET
9 months ago

In Chicago, first lady says she's proud of her background

Chicago (CNN) – Returning to her hometown Thursday, first lady Michelle Obama personally helped cap off a year-long education and employment program benefiting Chicago inner-city students.

Some of the high school seniors attending the event as part of the Urban Alliance Chicago program are from neighborhoods close to where the first lady herself was raised.
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Filed under: Illinois • Michelle Obama
President crashes kids' 'state dinner'
July 9th, 2013
04:17 PM ET
10 months ago

President crashes kids' 'state dinner'

Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance at Tuesday's kids' "State Dinner" at the White House - an event thrown by the the first lady to welcome the winners of the second annual "Healthy Lunchtime Challenge."

"Usually at a state dinner I get invited, so I don't know what happened on this one," the president joked. "I hear the food is pretty good."

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Amanda Bynes: Barack and Michelle Obama are ugly
July 8th, 2013
01:53 PM ET
10 months ago

Amanda Bynes: Barack and Michelle Obama are ugly

(CNN) – It's not the kind of political attack they're used to, but President Barack Obama and the first lady became the latest subjects of actress Amanda Bynes' bewildering Twitter charade.

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Filed under: Michelle Obama • President Obama
July 2nd, 2013
08:31 AM ET
10 months ago

Michelle Obama, Laura Bush joke about 'prison' of White House

Updated 11:03 a.m. ET, 7/2

(CNN) – In a rare joint appearance, first lady Michelle Obama and Former first lady Laura Bush were on stage, laughing about shared experiences and giving advice to fellow first ladies–even talking about Michelle's 'bang backlash' that swept the nation.

The two women spoke at the First Ladies Summit in Africa on Tuesday, as President Barack Obama and the first family wrapped up their week-long trip to the fast-developing continent.
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Filed under: Africa • Laura Bush • Michelle Obama
Obama's Irish roots
June 18th, 2013
01:38 PM ET
10 months ago

First family (minus the president) lunch with Bono

(CNN) – What's a visit to Ireland without a pub lunch alongside Bono?

First lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia partook in the quintessentially Irish experience Tuesday, joining the U2 front-man at Finnegan's restaurant in Dalkey, a posh suburb south of Dublin. Bono and the Obamas arrived and left the restaurant separately.

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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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Monument to Michelle Obama's ancestor knocked down
June 11th, 2013
12:15 PM ET
11 months ago

Monument to Michelle Obama's ancestor knocked down

(CNN) – A stone monument in Rex, Georgia, celebrating first lady Michelle Obama's great-great-great grandmother Melvinia Shields was knocked over from its pedestal onto a concrete slab Saturday night.

"It was done purposely. If I had to speculate some people may think it was a prank; not realizing what a serious matter it is. I really believe we have gone beyond any other motives," Clayton County Commissioner Sonna Singleton told CNN Tuesday during a phone conversation.
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Filed under: Georgia • Michelle Obama
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