By Brian Hughes | 12/07/13 08:43 PM
President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will attend a memorial service Tuesday in Johannesburg, South Africa for Nelson Mandela, a White House official said. The memorial service will take place at Johannesburg's Soccer City stadium, which holds nearly 100,000 spectators. The stadium was...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/06/13 12:07 PM
President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will travel to South Africa to attend memorial services for former South African President Nelson Mandela, the White House announced Friday. “President Obama and the First Lady will go to South Africa next week to pay their respects to the memory...
By Lisa Ruhl | 12/05/13 12:54 AM
First lady Michelle Obama invited military families to be the first to view this year's White House Christmas decorations.
By Associated Press | 11/30/13 10:33 AM
Sasha Obama could be the deciding factor in whether her father stays in Washington after he leaves office.
By Brian Hughes | 11/29/13 02:17 PM
President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama Friday met with protesters calling for the Republican-led House to take up immigration reform, drawing attention to advocates refraining from eating while the legislation sits on the back burner in the lower chamber. “The president and the first...
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/28/13 01:38 PM
President Obama on Thursday marked Thanksgiving Day by calling military personnel and thanking them for their service.
By Paul Bedard | 11/27/13 10:16 AM
First lady Michelle Obama not only wants Americans to consider signing up for Obamacare during their Thanksgiving get-togethers, she's also offering tips on how to talk about it and wants feedback. In a fundraising note to supporters that also cheered her husband's economic and global warming...
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/26/13 06:03 PM
First lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday praised a group of immigration-reform advocates who are fasting to draw attention to the issue and pressure Congress to act. “As families begin to gather for Thanksgiving, I'm thinking of the brave #Fast4Families immigration reform advocates. We're with...
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/20/13 09:26 PM
President Obama on Wednesday praised the legacy of former President John F. Kennedy, who was killed nearly 50 years ago this week. At a black-tie dinner for recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which Obama awarded earlier today, the president paid tribute to Kennedy's "square jawed...
By Associated Press | 11/20/13 02:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama paid tribute Wednesday to former President John F. Kennedy's legacy, joining former President Bill Clinton to lay a wreath at Kennedy's grave and presenting a freedom medal that Kennedy conceived before his assassination 50 years ago this week. One on...
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