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Obama Family Super Bowl Snacks: Nachos, Guacamole

Obama Family Super Bowl Snacks: Nachos, Guacamole

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — The first family will likely spend Super Bowl Sunday at the White House, watching the big game over a plate of nachos and a side of guacamole, Michelle Obama said in an interview with celebrity ch…

First Lady Eats with Kids to Tout New School Lunch Standards

First Lady Eats with Kids to Tout New School Lunch Standards

Alex Wong/Getty Images(ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — As a group of elementary school children went through the lunch line at Parklawn Elementary school in Alexandria, Va., on Wednesday, first lady Michelle Obama playfully reminded the students, “Don’…

Who Will Sit With the First Lady at State of the Union?

Who Will Sit With the First Lady at State of the Union?

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — It’s the most exclusive guest list in a town full of power players. Sitting with the first lady as the president delivers the State of the Union address Tuesday night will be an elementary school teacher, a college student…

Michelle Obama’s Birthday Dinner

Michelle Obama’s Birthday Dinner

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — First Lady Michelle Obama is celebrating her 48th birthday Tuesday night with her husband and close friends at BLT Steak in Washington, D.C., just blocks from the White House.Tonight’s dinne…

The Presidential Planner: Happy Birthday, Mrs. Obama

The Presidential Planner: Happy Birthday, Mrs. Obama

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — First Lady Michelle Obama turns 48 on Tuesday, a milestone that her husband’s re-election campaign is using to rally supporters.“I’m writing because our FLOTUS, Michelle, turns 48 on Tuesday, and …

Obamas Visit Church Ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Obamas Visit Church Ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

(Official White House Photo) Annie Leibovitz/Released by White House Photo Office(WASHINGTON) — President Barack Obama and his family attended church services on Sunday, continuing their custom of prayer on each Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend….

Michelle Obama Makes Cameo in Nickelodeon’s ‘iCarly’

Michelle Obama Makes Cameo in Nickelodeon’s ‘iCarly’

Alex Wong/Getty Images(ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — First Lady Michelle Obama may have reluctantly embraced her very public role in the White House, but Friday she clearly relished the TV stardom that has come with it.A beaming Mrs. Obama burst on stage to a ce…

Michelle Obama Joins Twitter

Michelle Obama Joins Twitter

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — First Lady Michelle Obama officially joined the Twittersphere on Thursday, a move meant to expand her influence and outreach for the 2012 presidential campaign.The account — @MichelleObama — will be managed by Pr…

Michelle Obama Touts New Effort on Military PTSD, Brain Injuries

Michelle Obama Touts New Effort on Military PTSD, Brain Injuries

The White House/Chuck Kennedy(WASHINGTON) — First lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden on Wednesday touted a new commitment by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACO…

First Lady Responds to Reports of Friction with White House Advisers

First Lady Responds to Reports of Friction with White House Advisers

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — In Michelle Obama’s first response to reports of friction between her and the president’s top advisers, the first lady said that if she disagreed with a White House decision, “I …

Gibbs Shares ‘Regret’ for Explosive Michelle Obama Spat

Gibbs Shares ‘Regret’ for Explosive Michelle Obama Spat

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said he regrets losing his cool during an explosive 2010 White House staff meeting, in which he reportedly shouted profanities about the first lady.Gibbs downplayed t…

Michelle Obama’s First Days as First Lady: ‘Alone, Frightened’

Michelle Obama’s First Days as First Lady: ‘Alone, Frightened’

Alex Wong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — After her husband’s historic win in the 2008 presidential race, Michelle Obama wanted to stay put in Chicago with her girls and not move to the White House, according to The Obamas, a new book by New York Times…

New Book Alleges Feuds Between First Lady and President’s Staff

New Book Alleges Feuds Between First Lady and President’s Staff

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — As the election season begins to heat up, new revelations are surfacing about an alleged power struggle in the White House between some of President Obama’s former staffers and first lady Michelle Obama.In the upco…

Book Highlights Michelle Obama and White House Tensions

Book Highlights Michelle Obama and White House Tensions

Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A new book about the first family shows the evolution of Michelle Obama.
The book, The Obamas written by New York Times reporter Jodi Kantor, will be released on Tuesday and delves into the evolution of th…

Kennedy Center Honors Gala with Meryl Streep Airs Tuesday on CBS

Kennedy Center Honors Gala with Meryl Streep Airs Tuesday on CBS

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for AFI(WASHINGTON) — Meryl Streep’s legendary career is celebrated in the CBS special The 34th Annual Kennedy Center Honors, airing Tuesday night.She was recognized at the gala, which was taped earlier this month in Washi…

Michelle Obama Helps Kids Track Santa

Michelle Obama Helps Kids Track Santa

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(KAILUA, Hawaii) — First lady Michelle Obama continued her tradition of answering calls from children who are curious about Santa’s whereabouts on Christmas Eve, as part of the annual NORAD Tracks Santa Pr…

Congressman Regrets First Lady Weight Remarks

Congressman Regrets First Lady Weight Remarks

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner was overheard at the airport remarking on the size of Michelle Obama’s behind. The Washington media gossip website Fishbowl DC reports that Sensenbrenner, a Republican from Wisconsin, s…

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