More Michelle Obama Articles

  • Michelle Obama takes credit for more people drinking water

    Michelle Obama is getting credit for a 3 percent surge in bottled water sales, all due to her "Drink Up" campaign.

  • First lady: Healthy food has place in lunchrooms

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama said Friday that 54 junior cooks who won a contest to make healthier yet tasty meals show the nation's schools can also turn out nutritious food that kids will actually eat. One kid chef from each state, the District of Columbia and three U.S. territories were...

  • Michelle Obama's Veterans Affairs scandal distraction

    The president and Michelle Obama are quite the diversionary tag-team. He blames everyone else for his problems. She takes credit for progress on his behalf that he doesn't deserve and distracts public attention from his avalanche of failures with endless feel-good photo-ops.

  • First lady: Vets face 'unacceptable' job barriers

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The difficulties that military veterans face securing jobs are "unacceptable" and the notion of a veteran mired in homelessness should "horrify all of us," Michelle Obama said Wednesday in Los Angeles. The first lady spoke to the crowd of 900 business, government and...

  • Fore! Obama plans 16-day Martha's Vineyard vacation on $12m estate

    It's going to be hot tubs, basketball, tennis and golf for the first family this summer, having set plans for a 16-day vacation in Martha's Vineyard, Mass. next month.

  • Washington Post: L'Oréal should hire Michelle Obama as 'pitchwoman after she leaves'

    Even for a celebrity first lady, Saturday's Washington Post review of Michelle Obama's much-publicized "guns" hit a new level of coverage for her fit, model looks.

  • Michelle Obama touts benefits of higher education

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latino community must use higher education as a tool of empowerment instead of waiting for Congress to fix a "broken" immigration system, Michelle Obama said in New York on Thursday. The first lady spoke to about 1,500 people at the conference of the League of United Latin...

  • First lady bucks GOP on school lunch rules

    WASHINGTON (AP) — First ladies typically avoid getting into public scraps, but Michelle Obama has jumped into perhaps her biggest battle yet. She's fighting a House Republican effort to soften a central part of her prized anti-childhood obesity campaign and says she's ready "to fight until...

  • Patriotism gap shows conservatives prouder of U.S. than liberals

    Despite prolonged economic troubles, deep political divisions, headaches abroad, and a sense that the country is on the wrong track, the heartening news this Fourth of July is that a majority of people say they often feel proud to be an American.

  • White House resumes tours of first lady's garden

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says tours of Michelle Obama's produce garden will be operating again soon. The tours were grounded after mandatory budget cuts went into effect last year. Public tours of parts of the White House also were halted due to the cuts but resumed after President...

  • So Obama referenced crack at the White House. That happened.

    President Obama made the reference to the popular street drug Monday while making a quick going away speech for White House Executive Pastry Chef Bill Yosses.

  • Amid campaign-style events, Obama's approval slips

    Despite recent attempts to reach out to middle class Americans, the president's approval rating continues its steady downward spiral, according to a new Gallup poll.

  • White House week ahead: The future of Iraq hangs in the balance

    The future of Iraq and just how far the President Obama is willing to re-engage there will loom over the White House for a third week as Obama juggles a mix of domestic, foreign and sports-related events on his calendar.

  • Book: Oprah Winfrey calls Michelle Obama 'tiresome,' prefers Hillary Clinton

    The lovey-dovey public relationship between Oprah Winfrey and the President and Michelle Obama is a mirage, according to a new book that says first lady badgers the TV giant for favors and makes the fellow Chicagoan feel “jumpy.”

  • Study: Michelle Obama anti-fat group treats obese as 'idiots'

    Two major national anti-obesity campaigns supported by first lady Michelle Obama and former President Clinton treat overweight Americans as “idiots” too dumb to figure out what's good for them, according to a new academic study. Worse, said the study from a George Washington University...



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