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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 …

Revealed: How Michelle Obama’s DNC Nail Polish Was Made

Revealed: How Michelle Obama’s DNC Nail Polish Was Made

(LOS ANGELES, Calif.) — Michelle Obama’s trendsetting DNC manicure was more than a year in the making. Celebrity manicurist Tom Bachik (his clients include Beyonce, Jessica Simpson, and Jennifer Lopez) created the color with Artistic Nail Design…

President Obama, First Lady to Appear Together on “The View”

President Obama, First Lady to Appear Together on “The View”

Annie Leibovitz/Released by White House Photo Office(WASHINGTON) — President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will appear on ABC’s The View Tuesday for their first joint interview on the daytime TV talk circuit, the show’s producers ann…

Obama Salutes US Olympic and Paralympic Teams at White House

Obama Salutes US Olympic and Paralympic Teams at White House

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama welcomed the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams to the White House Friday, telling them they are “a portrait of what this country is all about.”“You guys all find the strength to…

Michelle Obama Gives President ‘Fresh and Honest Feedback’ on Speeches

Michelle Obama Gives President ‘Fresh and Honest Feedback’ on Speeches

ABC News (CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — First lady Michelle Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night energized delegates and drew praise from pundits, but it was the approval of a certain 11-year-old that surprised her the most.”I ca…

Michelle Obama: We’re Better Off Today than Four Years Ago

Michelle Obama: We’re Better Off Today than Four Years Ago

ABC/Rick Rowell(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — As some Democrats waver over whether the country is “better off today than four years ago,” first lady Michelle Obama told ABC World News anchor Diane Sawyer her answer is yes, and that Americans “a…

Michelle Obama Rallies Women Voters

Michelle Obama Rallies Women Voters

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — First lady Michelle Obama, accompanied by Dr. Jill Biden, rallied women voters on the closing day of the Democratic National Convention, prodding them to work hard this election to ensure her husb…

Michelle Obama Presents Top Ten List on "Late Show"

Michelle Obama Presents Top Ten List on "Late Show"

Alex Wong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The first lady just can’t get enough of David Letterman.Last week, Michelle Obama dropped by CBS’ Late Show with David Letterman to discuss the election season and her “Let’s Move!” nutrition and fitness campaign.&nb…

Michelle Obama Says President Obama Has Lived the American Dream

Michelle Obama Says President Obama Has Lived the American Dream

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — First lady Michelle Obama lit up the Democratic National Convention Tuesday night, telling the nation in an emotional speech that President Obama knows what it is to struggle, and for him the …

Candidates’ Wives Lead the Way in Wooing Women Voters

Candidates’ Wives Lead the Way in Wooing Women Voters

Joe Raedle/Getty Images; Scott Eells/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Candidates’ wives face the spotlight in almost every election, but at this point in the 2012 presidential campaign, Ann Romney and Michelle Obama have taken center stage in a …

Michelle Obama Tunes Out RNC, Tells Voters to Tune In

Michelle Obama Tunes Out RNC, Tells Voters to Tune In

Chris Jackson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — First lady Michelle Obama said she has not watched any of the 2012 Republican National Convention; aides to her husband, President Obama, said he hasn’t either.But Michelle Obama told Late Show host David L…

Michelle Obama Rallies Husband’s Supporters

Michelle Obama Rallies Husband’s Supporters

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) — With the race in Wisconsin becoming tighter since Congressman Paul Ryan was tapped as Mitt Romney’s running mate, the White House sent out one of its big guns to help President Obama keep the state he won in 200…

Michelle Obama to Make Third "Late Show" Appearance

Michelle Obama to Make Third "Late Show" Appearance

Leon Neal/WPA POOL/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — It looks like first lady Michelle Obama just can’t get enough of The Late Show with David Letterman.Mrs. Obama is set to make her third late night appearance on the broadcast Aug. 29.  Her appearance co…

Obama Crashes First-Ever Kids’ State Dinner

Obama Crashes First-Ever Kids’ State Dinner

Pete Marovich/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama made a surprise appearance at the first-ever kids’ “State Dinner” hosted by the first lady at the White House Monday, celebrating the young winners of a national …

First Lady Hosts Kids’ State Dinner at the White House

First Lady Hosts Kids’ State Dinner at the White House

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the first-ever kids’ “State Dinner” at the White House today, celebrating the young winners of a national healthy recipe contest who proved food can be “heal…

Michelle Obama Joins the President’s Iowa Bus Tour

Michelle Obama Joins the President’s Iowa Bus Tour

Alex Wong/Getty Images(DUBUQUE, Iowa) — First lady Michelle Obama joins President Obama on the campaign trail in Iowa today, making her first joint appearance with her husband in the Hawkeye State this election cycle.“This is where the journey b…

Michelle Obama Explains Her Side of the Kiss Cam Story

Michelle Obama Explains Her Side of the Kiss Cam Story

Margaret Norton/NBC(LOS ANGELES) — The first lady is setting the record straight when it comes to last month’s kiss cam controversy, saying she did not intentionally snub the president’s advances.The first couple was booed at a basketball…

Michelle Obama Courts Kid Vote at Gwen Stefani Fundraiser

Michelle Obama Courts Kid Vote at Gwen Stefani Fundraiser

Alex Wong/Getty Images(BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.) — No doubt, first lady Michelle Obama had a fun and lucrative Sunday at the Beverly Hills, Calif., home of singer Gwen Stefani.Mrs. Obama, on a West Coast fundraising swing for her husband’s re-elect…

Michelle Obama Courts Kid Vote at Gwen Stefani Fundraiser

Michelle Obama Courts Kid Vote at Gwen Stefani Fundraiser

Alex Wong/Getty Images(BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.) — No doubt, first lady Michelle Obama had a fun and lucrative Sunday at the Beverly Hills, Calif., home of singer Gwen Stefani.Mrs. Obama, on a West Coast fundraising swing for her husband’s re-elect…

Michelle Obama to Open Democratic National Convention

Michelle Obama to Open Democratic National Convention

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — First lady Michelle Obama and San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro will headline the opening night of the Democratic National Convention in September, organizers have announced.Both will address delegates gathere…

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