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First Lady Visits Children’s Hospital, First Dog in Tow

First Lady Visits Children’s Hospital, First Dog in Tow

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Young patients at the Children’s National Medical Center were entertained today with Christmas festivities, including a visit from Santa Claus and a story reading from first lady Michelle Ob…

EXCLUSIVE: Obamas Reflect on Marriage, Parenting in White House

EXCLUSIVE: Obamas Reflect on Marriage, Parenting in White House

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — After a historic ascent to the White House and four years in the Washington limelight, President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama say their marriage and relationship with daughters Sasha and Ma…

Michelle Obama Collects Toys for Tots with Marine Corps

Michelle Obama Collects Toys for Tots with Marine Corps

Leon Neal/WPA POOL/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — First lady Michelle Obama volunteered with the Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots campaign Tuesday, continuing a tradition she’s made with the organization each year since entering the White Hous…

Obamas Attend Annual ‘Christmas in Washington’ Charity Concert

Obamas Attend Annual ‘Christmas in Washington’ Charity Concert

Molly Riley-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama and his family participated in the 31st annual “Christmas in Washington” charity concert on Sunday. Featuring performances including Motown icon Diana Ross and the Naval Acad…

First Lady Unveils White House Holiday Decorations

First Lady Unveils White House Holiday Decorations

Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy(WASHINGTON) — It took 54 live Christmas trees, 175 pounds of gingerbread, and 85 volunteers from across the country to pull it off, but the holidays have finally arrived at the White House. First lady M…

First Lady Honors Top After-School Arts Programs

First Lady Honors Top After-School Arts Programs

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages(WASHINGTON) — The nation’s top extracurricular programs for the arts and humanities were honored Monday in an awards ceremony at the White House. First lady Michelle Obama presided over the event, as the honorary cha…

Michelle Obama Stars in Sketch for "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"

Michelle Obama Stars in Sketch for "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — First lady Michelle Obama dropped by ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Thursday night to encourage Americans to vote on Election Day.  To drive home her message, she starred in a sketch with host Jimmy…

Michelle Obama Guilty Pleasures: French Fries, "Real Housewives"

Michelle Obama Guilty Pleasures: French Fries, "Real Housewives"

Alex Wong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Michelle Obama is set to appear on Live! with Kelly and Michael on Friday. And, as they did with Mitt and Ann Romney, the hosts subjected her to a lightning round of questions.They got the first lady to admit to a co…

Meaning Behind First Lady, Ann Romney Matching Dresses

Meaning Behind First Lady, Ann Romney Matching Dresses

Bruce Bennett/Michael Reynolds/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Michelle Obama and Ann Romney may not agree on who should be our next president but their wardrobes were in perfect harmony Tuesday night at the second presidential debate in Hempstead, N.Y.&nbsp…

Obamas Cast Ballots Early, a Presidential First

Obamas Cast Ballots Early, a Presidential First

ABC/Donna Svennevik(WASHINGTON) — President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will both cast their ballots for the 2012 election early, the couple announced on Monday on Twitter.The announcement means Mr. Obama will become the first presidential can…

Michelle Obama Opens Up on Role in President’s Campaign

Michelle Obama Opens Up on Role in President’s Campaign

Hank Disselkamp/ABC News(WASHINGTON) — With 27 days to go — and on the heels of his lackluster debate performance — President Obama has enlisted all the help he can get on the campaign trail as he makes the final push to Election Day, including a se…

Battle of the Spouses: Ann Romney’s Up, But Michelle Obama Leads

Battle of the Spouses: Ann Romney’s Up, But Michelle Obama Leads

Larry Marano/WireImage/Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Ann Romney’s popularity has jumped since April as her national exposure has increased, but Michelle Obama maintains a clear advantage in the battle of the spouses — with both women…

Michelle Obama on Her Passion to ‘Make It Right’ for Military Families

Michelle Obama on Her Passion to ‘Make It Right’ for Military Families

Hank Disselkamp/ABC News(WASHINGTON) — With the war in Iraq over and U.S. troops withdrawing from Afghanistan, first lady Michelle Obama has made it her mission to support America’s servicemen and women returning from a decade of conflict.ABC’s Nightl…

Michelle Obama Discusses Keeping Family Life, Politics Separate

Michelle Obama Discusses Keeping Family Life, Politics Separate

ABC(WASHINGTON) — First lady Michelle Obama is campaigner-in-chief when it comes to stumping for her husband and a key asset on the campaign trail, yet she rarely talks about the inner workings of her marriage.ABC’s Nightline was granted wide-ranging …

Obamas Celebrate 20th Anniversary With Night Out

Obamas Celebrate 20th Anniversary With Night Out

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — The president and first lady celebrated a delayed 20th wedding anniversary this weekend. Dining in Georgetown Saturday evening, the first couple commemorated the occasion at the urban chic Bourbon…

Obamas to Mark 20th Anniversary Before Debate

Obamas to Mark 20th Anniversary Before Debate

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(DENVER) — As the clock ticks down to Wednesday night’s debate, President Obama will enjoy some downtime at his local hotel and the first opportunity to see his wife Michelle on their 20th wedding annivers…

Cookie Campaign Over: Michelle Obama Wins White House Bake-Off

Cookie Campaign Over: Michelle Obama Wins White House Bake-Off

Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy(WASHINGTON) — The cookie bakers have spoken: Michelle Obama will not be relinquishing over her White House kitchen garden or her first lady status any time soon. And she has her White and Dark Chocolate Chip…

Michelle Obama’s Popular DNC Dress Out in December

Michelle Obama’s Popular DNC Dress Out in December

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — First lady Michelle Obama’s buzzworthy custom-made dress that she worn at the Democratic National Convention will be available for purchase December 1.For $398, the sleeveless pink and gray sil…

Obama to Work with Kids After Presidency, He Tells "The View"

Obama to Work with Kids After Presidency, He Tells "The View"

ABC/Donna Svennevik(NEW YORK) — After his presidency is finished –whether it is this year or in 2016 — President Barack Obama said Monday that he would like to work with kids in the next phase of his life.Obama was asked during a taping of ABC&rsquo…

Obama Hits Romney for His ‘Fair’ Tax Rate

Obama Hits Romney for His ‘Fair’ Tax Rate

ABC/Donna Svennevik(NEW YORK) — President Obama Monday pounced on rival Mitt Romney‘s comment that it’s fair for him to pay a lower tax rate than middle-class Americans, arguing his opponent’s remarks embody the different visions at …

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