Michelle Obama fights GOP on school lunch rules

By: Darlene Superville, AP 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 … [Read more...]

Cummings: Administration Shake Up Likely

By: April Ryan, aprildryan.com Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings believes an administration shake up is on the way after ACA website problems. Cummings also says Democrats stand with the President making sure that site is working for the 40 million uninsured Americans, but Democrats are … [Read more...]

First Ladies Unite to Invest In Women, Strengthen Africa

Hosted by the George W. Bush Institute, First Lady Michelle Obama participated in the African First Ladies Summit on "Investing in Women: Strengthening Africa" with former First Lady Laura Bush as well as other first ladies from the continent to discuss their role in promoting health, economic … [Read more...]

First Lady Michelle Obama Delivers Commencement Address at MLK, JR. Magnet High School Commencement

Source:whitehouse.gov The First Lady, Michelle Obama, delivers the commencement address to graduates of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Academic Magnet High School for Health Sciences and Engineering at Historic Pearl High in Nashville, TN on May 18 at 1:00 PM. The school serves approximately 1,200 … [Read more...]

First Lady to Pinch Hit at CBC Awards Dinner

By: April Ryan First Lady Michelle Obama makes another major address just weeks after her much touted Democratic National Convention speech.  Mrs. Obama will pinch hit for her husband, President Barack Obama Saturday, September 22nd at the the Congressional Black Caucus Phoenix Awards Dinner at … [Read more...]

First Lady Michelle Obama Ranks Number One As World’s Most Powerful Woman

(Reporting by Michelle Nichols; Editing by Xavier Briand) NEW YORK (Reuters) - First lady Michelle Obama beat out heads of state, chief executives and celebrities to rank as the world’s most powerful woman in Forbes magazine’s annual listing on Wednesday. Kraft Foods Chief Executive Irene … [Read more...]

A Pitch for President Obama to Come to Cleveland

October 17, 2010  President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are making a campaign run together, a first since he became President.  This stop is in Ohio, a swing state.   Presidential spokesman Robert Gibbs contends, “The President was scheduled to be there — to be in Columbus later that day.  … [Read more...]