More Michelle Obama Articles

  • Michelle Obama: It's very rare that I have the chance to travel outside of the United States

    During her visit to China, first lady Michelle Obama pointed out that the ability to travel outside of the United States was "rare" but that she chose China for a reason.

  • US first lady visits Beijing school

    BEIJING (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama tried her hand at Chinese calligraphy Friday during a visit to a high school in Beijing at the start of a weeklong visit to China aimed at promoting education and person-to-person exchanges. Obama was joined by Peng Liyuan, the wife of Chinese...

  • US first lady to avoid politics on Beijing visit

    BEIJING (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama plans to avoid politics and focus on education and people-to-people contacts on her first visit to China. Mrs. Obama's schedule includes a speech to Chinese and American students at Peking University and visits to the cities of Xi'an in the west and...

  • Obama's brackets may have violated ethics rules banning NCAA betting at work

    President Obama's NCAA bracket, distributed by the White House, and his comments to ESPN that he would buy the first lady some shoes if he won, may have crossed strict ethics lines barring federal workers from doing their own brackets while on duty.

  • Ted Cruz: Young people don't need 'condescension and patronizing' from Washington

    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, suggested that young people in America didn't need the continued "condescension and patronizing" from Washington in a continued effort to get them to sign up for Obamacare

  • First Lady ready to push education on China visit

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It will be all about education and people-to-people connections when first lady Michelle Obama heads for China with her mother and daughters in tow on Wednesday. And there will be some awesome stops at historical and cultural treasures along the way. The first lady is...

  • Michelle Obama's 'Let's Move' initiative may have increased obesity rates

    It seems first lady Michelle Obama's nanny-state initiative to reduce childhood obesity may have at best done nothing and at worst increased obesity, according to a report from Reuters.

  • Michelle Obama in 2013: President Obama calls me 'bossy'

    During a Christmas event last year, first lady Michelle Obama admitted that President Obama calls her "bossy" when they decorate for Christmas. "This year, I have to say, the president actually put most of the ornaments on the tree -- because he says I’m bossy, so I just sat back and let...

  • Michelle Obama ad for Obamacare: 'We nag you because we love you'

    As part of the mom-themed campaign to encourage young people to sign up for Obamacare, first lady Michelle Obama joins the mothers of Hollywood stars Jonah Hill, Adam Levine, Jennifer Lopez and Alicia Keys in a new ad.

  • Obama at Gap: No V-necks for daughters, fears they will 'slip'

    President Obama, on a fundraising field trip to New York City on Tuesday, stopped in at a Gap on 42nd Street to shop for his wife and daughters, confidently telling those around him, "I think the ladies will be impressed by my style sense.” But given a choice to be stylish or prudish, he...

  • Obama unveils initiative to help students find financial aid

    President Obama on Friday unveiled a new initiative to help students seeking financial aid for college, touting the latest step in his “opportunity agenda.”

  • Spring break! Michelle Obama, daughters, mom, heading to China

    First lady Michelle Obama, her two daughters and mom will travel to China in March during Sasha and Malia's annual spring break this month. The White House announced the trip Monday. The trip will stretch from March 19-26. Sidwell Friends School, which the Obama daughters attend, has its...

  • First lady Michelle Obama to visit China in March

    First lady Michelle Obama will travel to China for a weeklong visit in March, where she will meet with students and promote the “importance of education,” the White House announced on Monday.

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