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  • MICHELLE OBAMA LOVED FASHION, AND FASHION LOVED HER BACK

    12/23/2016 5:33:42 PM PST · by PROCON · 123 replies
    AP ^ | Dec. 23, 2016 | JOCELYN NOVECK
    NEW YORK (AP) -- The morning after Michelle Obama's big speech at the Democratic National Convention in 2012, in which she argued passionately for a second term for her husband, designer Tracy Reese's phone was ringing. And ringing. Mrs. Obama's powerfully delivered speech had attracted much attention - but these phone calls were about her dress. A shimmering sleeveless sheath in rose and silvery gray, it was pretty universally considered a fashion slam dunk. And customers wanted it.
  • Under threat in Washington, first lady's food legacy may live on elsewhere

    12/18/2016 1:22:52 PM PST · by PROCON · 47 replies
    reuters ^ | Dec. 18, 2016 | Chris Prentice
    Michelle Obama will be ceding the title of first lady to Melania Trump next month, but she may hold for some time the other distinction she earned during her time in the White House: America's best known advocate for healthy food. The non-profit organization she helped create as first lady, Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), where she is honorary chair, will continue its work convincing food companies to improve nutrition content and labeling of products, the group said. "Michelle Obama has been a tremendous leader in this space," said Larry Soler, president and chief executive of the group. "That...
  • The sainthood of Michelle Obama begins, from mind to 'booty'

    11/28/2016 1:20:17 PM PST · by PROCON · 37 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | Nov. 28, 2016 | PAUL BEDARD
    First lady Michelle Obama hasn't decided to write a White House memoir yet, but that hasn't stopped her admirers from readying their own appreciations. According to publishing insiders, several biographers are looking to cash in on the popularity of the first black first lady, and one written by Obama herself could fetch close to the $8 million Hillary Clinton received for Living History.In time for the Jan. 20 inauguration, Obama's last time on the presidential stage, the first of the many books debuts with an unusual collection of tributes to her brain, achievements and even her "big booty."
  • WashPost: Michelle Obama’s Departure Ends ‘Singular Era for American Fashion’

    11/24/2016 1:18:50 PM PST · by PROCON · 133 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | Nov. 24, 2016 | Scott Whitlock
    What would Thanksgiving Day be without more gushing over the Obamas? The Washington Post on Thursday declared That Michelle Obama’s “departure from the East Wing signaled the end of a singular era for American fashion.” The piece by Robin Givhan contrasts with the writer’s bashing of the looks of conservative women such as Carly Fiorina, who she mocked as a “style bully.” Regarding Mrs. Obama, Givhan fawned, “She helped young people see that fashion is more than catwalk extravaganzas and ‘Project Runway.’"
  • Michelle Obama is Democrats’ best bet for 2020, oddsmakers say

    11/18/2016 9:49:07 AM PST · by PROCON · 152 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | Nov. 17, 2016 | Stephen Dinan
    Michelle Obama says she wants nothing to do with politics now, but oddsmakers still say she’s got the best chance of any Democrat of winning the White House in four years. Bovada, an online gambling site, says the odds of Mrs. Obama winning are 12-to-1. The next-best Democrats, Sen. Tim Kaine and Elizabeth Warren, get odds of 14-to-1. By contrast three Republicans have higher odds: President-elect Donald Trump is a 2-to-1 bet to repeat, while Vice President-elect Mike Pence and House Speaker Paul D. Ryan are each given 10-to-1 odds.
  • Michelle Obama makes third Vogue cover appearance

    11/13/2016 11:21:32 AM PST · by PROCON · 104 replies
    CNN ^ | Nov. 12, 2016 | Kevin Liptak
    Washington (CNN)First Lady Michelle Obama is making her third appearance on the cover of Vogue as her days in the White House draw to a close. The cover shows the first lady reclining on the grass in the South Lawn garden, her hair loose and her elbows propped up on a flower bed. Inside the magazine, Obama describes a wistfulness at leaving White House life behind. "You know, there are little ... moments," she said. "Looking out on the South Lawn and the Washington Monument and it had just rained and the grass was really green and everything popped a...
  • Michelle Obama ‘Will Never Run for Office,’ President Says

    10/28/2016 2:25:49 PM PDT · by PROCON · 16 replies
    time.com ^ | Oct. 28, 2016 | Katie Reilly
    President Barack Obama on Friday shut down speculation that First Lady Michelle Obama might pursue a political career of her own. The First Lady has become one of Hillary Clinton’s most popular and effective surrogates during the presidential race. She has captured audiences with impassioned, emotional speeches at the Democratic National Convention and on the campaign trail. At a rally in North Carolina on Thursday, it was Clinton who spoke first and introduced Michelle Obama to resounding applause.
  • Michelle Obama sets her garden in stone

    10/05/2016 4:19:40 PM PDT · by PROCON · 85 replies
    politico.com ^ | Oct. 5, 2016 | HELENA BOTTEMILLER EVICH
    First lady Michelle Obama is making sure that whoever inhabits the White House next doesn’t rip out her iconic vegetable garden — at least not without a big fuss. Obama Wednesday afternoon unveiled a much bigger version of the garden that uses cement, stone and steel to make it a more permanent fixture on the South Lawn. The updates are seen not just as preserving Obama’s garden — recognized globally as a symbol of local food — but also as a way to dissuade, say, a President Donald Trump from scrapping it the way Ronald Reagan tore out Jimmy...
  • First lady to chat via Skype with girls around the globe

    10/03/2016 6:24:28 AM PDT · by PROCON · 23 replies
    AP ^ | Oct. 3, 2016
    NEW YORK (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama will mark International Day of the Girl on Oct. 11 by Skyping with girls around the world about education challenges in their lives. The event is sponsored by Glamour magazine's The Girl Project, which offers education help to more than 50 million girls worldwide.
  • Michelle Obama Says She Can’t Wait Until She’s ‘Not Responsible For Every Headline’

    09/09/2016 8:45:22 AM PDT · by PROCON · 44 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | Sep. 8, 2016 | Katie Jerkovich
    Michelle Obama said she can’t wait until she is “not responsible for every headline.” In an interview with In Style magazine, the 52-year-old first lady talked about what life is going to be like after she leaves the White House in January, and she made it clear she is looking forward to it. “My hopes are to recapture some of the everydayness, some anonymity,” Obama said. “And we know that will take some time.
  • President Obama on Martha’s Vineyard 2016

    08/06/2016 1:29:00 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 59 replies
    Vineyard Gazette ^ | August 6, 2016
    The First Family is en route to Martha's Vineyard to begin their two-week family vacation on the Island. President Obama, the First Lady, and daughters Malia and Sasha left the White House to board Marine One on the south lawn. Marine One took off at 12:41 p.m., bound for Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. There the family boarded Air Force One for the flight to Cape Cod and the Vineyard for a 1:03 p.m. departure. Sasha and Malia were chatting with each other as they boarded first, according to pool reports, and Mr. and Mrs. Obama followed. The President was...
  • Michelle Obama Lectures the World on Girl Power

    07/03/2016 11:05:42 AM PDT · by PROCON · 46 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | July 3, 2016 | Jeannie DeAngelis
    First lady Michelle Obama has wrapped up her six-day “Let Girls Learn” tour of Liberia, Morocco and Spain. Together with her mother Marian and two daughters Sasha and Malia, the FLOTUS, under the guise of promoting access to education for 62 million girls worldwide, embarked on a multimillion-dollar excursion where she ate great food, wore great clothes, hung out with celebrities, and spent $600,000 for one night in Marrakesh. In Madrid, while speaking to schoolgirls about equality, Michelle did what her husband Obama does in African nations that ban homosexuality; she interfered by making a comment about abortion that...
  • Vacation Glutton Michelle’s June Jaunt

    07/01/2016 1:42:18 PM PDT · by PROCON · 33 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | July 1, 2016 | Jeannie DeAngelis
    Over the last 8 years, Michelle Obama has evolved into an exemplary world traveler. Compliments of the struggling U.S. taxpayer, the FLOTUS consistently indulges in at least five or six multi-million dollar vacations per year.In March, if things get boring, Michelle, mother Marian, and daughters Sasha and Malia, either fly solo or use Dad (if he’s not golfing) as an excuse to pamper their weary bones with an all expense paid “working vacation.” Like clockwork, the girl gang jets off to destinations such as Cuba, China, Japan, Qatar, Argentina or Cambodia. Predictably, there’s always a June pre-Martha’s Vineyard vacation where...
  • But who's the style queen? Michelle Obama and Letizia of Spain show off their impeccable fashion..

    06/30/2016 7:45:43 AM PDT · by PROCON · 155 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | June 30, 2016 | UNITY BLOTT
    It was a fashion face-off of epic proportions when Michelle Obama met with Queen Letizia in Madrid today. America's first lady was joined by the glamorous royal in the Spanish capital, on what was the last leg of a trip to promote girls' education in poorer countries and raise awareness of gender inequalities. The ever-chic Letizia, 43, stunned in a sleeveless scarlet dress from Nina Ricci that showcased her toned arms, adding a pair of pointed nude courts and turquoise earrings.
  • Michelle Obama to announce nearly $100 million for education in Morocco

    06/28/2016 2:38:27 PM PDT · by PROCON · 97 replies
    chicagotribune.com ^ | June 28, 2016 | Katherine Skiba
    First lady Michelle Obama is relying heavily on social media to tout an overseas trip tied to the Let Girls Learn campaign, which is aiming to get an estimated 62 million uneducated girls into school. Obama started a Snapchat account with help from celebrities including James Corden of "The Late Late Show," with whom she recently taped a "Carpool Karaoke" that will run at a future date. She's posting reports on her stops in Liberia, Morocco and Spain on hellogiggles.com, an online community for women. She referred in one report to the heartbreak of an 11- or 12-year-old girl told...
  • Michelle Obama Tells Oprah How She Deals With ‘The Haters’

    06/15/2016 12:20:04 PM PDT · by PROCON · 35 replies
    breitbart ^ | June 15, 2016 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    First Lady Michelle Obama explains how she deals with “the haters” as she prepares to leave the White House with her husband in January. During an interview with Oprah Winfrey, the First Lady explained that she learned how to turn off social media and traditional media criticism of her family. “You can’t be reading all that stuff. I mean, that’s like letting somebody just walk up and slap you, you know?” she said. “You would never just sit there and go, slap me in the face and I’m good with it.”
  • Michelle Obama trashes Trump: 'That is not who we are'

    06/03/2016 1:00:19 PM PDT · by PROCON · 96 replies
    politico ^ | June 3, 2016 | NICK GASS
    Michelle Obama offered a scathing, barely veiled critique of Donald Trump on Friday as she delivered her final commencement address as first lady, warning graduates of City College in New York that while their diverse backgrounds are to be celebrated, they should beware of those who "build up walls to keep people out." "They seem to view our diversity as a threat to be contained rather than as a resource to be tapped," Obama said. "They tell us to be afraid of those who are different, to be suspicious of those with whom we disagree. They act as if name-calling...
  • Michelle Obama shoots off her mouth in embarrassing tirade

    06/01/2016 7:59:28 AM PDT · by PROCON · 60 replies
    americanthinker ^ | Jun. 1, 2016 | Thomas Lifson
    First ladies generally are allowed considerable immunity from criticism, because they generally stick to feel-good issues, like literacy, roadside beautification, and other subjects most people can agree on. But not Michelle Obama, who has enjoyed some of the most unrealistic flattery in the history of first ladies, such as the concerted effort to convince the public she is a fashion icon.After becoming the national food and exercise scold, provoking vast waste and mass starvation as public school students discard the unappetizing and skimpy lunches she has forced on school cafeterias, she has now turned toward outright slander of those who...
  • Study Shows Michelle O’s Anti-Obesity Campaign Is Failing To Make Kids Any Less Obese

    04/27/2016 2:59:43 PM PDT · by PROCON · 53 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | April 27, 2016 | Chuck Ross
    It’s been more than six years since Michelle Obama kicked off her “Let’s Move!” initiative to fight against childhood obesity, and children are as overweight as ever before. That’s according to a new study published Tuesday in the journal Obesity. A team led by Duke University scientist Asheley Skinner studied data from the CDC’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and found that the percentage of overweight and obese children between 2 and 19 years old has increased across the board since 1999. That comes as bad news for the Obama administration, which has sought to force children to...
  • Michelle Obama Wreaks Havoc By Repeatedly Rescheduling Historically Black College Graduation Speech

    04/13/2016 8:22:21 AM PDT · by PROCON · 25 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | April 13, 2016 | Eric Owens
    It’s commencement season, America, and you know what that means: Michelle Obama is screwing up a bunch of ordinary people’s lives again. This year, the first lady has caused hassle and hardship for many families of seniors graduating from Jackson State University, reports local ABC affiliate WAPT-TV. To accommodate Obama’s schedule, officials at the historically black school in the capital of Mississippi have rescheduled the graduation ceremony from April 30 to April 23. They’ve also moved the time — twice, angry parents say.
  • Russian TV Trashed Michelle Obama Last Night

    02/18/2016 7:39:41 AM PST · by rktman · 46 replies
    observer.com ^ | 2/18/2016 | Mikhail Klikushin
    On Sunday, Russian TV host Dmitry Kiselyov, who enjoys the largest audience among news programs in Russia, announced in his prime-time program News of the Week the launch of a new documentary, whose goal would be to expose corruption in the U.S.-as opposed to the familiar story in Russian he’s sick and tired of talking about. "This is not fair-to forget about American corruption," he declared, "about how they get fat on the money of American taxpayers there." The title of the film-Emperor Obama-says it all, but the trailer, lasting more than ten minutes, was shown anyway.
  • In Qatar Speech, Michelle Obama Complains About Growing Up as a Girl in America

    11/04/2015 3:51:25 PM PST · by PROCON · 64 replies
    weeklystandard.com ^ | Nov. 4, 2015 | DANIEL HALPER
    Michelle Obama went to Qatar to give a speech on girls education. There, the first lady of the United States complained about growing up as a girl in America."[B]ack when I was a girl, even though I was bright and curious and I had plenty of opinions of my own, people were often more interested in hearing what my brother had to say. And my parents didn’t have much money; neither of them had a university degree. So when I got to school, I sometimes encountered teachers who assumed that a girl like me wouldn’t be a good student. I...
  • First lady Michelle Obama, Conan O’Brien to visit US troops in Qatar

    11/01/2015 10:22:05 AM PST · by PROCON · 37 replies
    AP ^ | Nov. 1, 2015
    Michelle Obama is bringing a little bit of Hollywood on her trip to Qatar next week. The first lady is being accompanied by late-night comic and talk-show host Conan O’Brien, who will entertain US troops during a visit to the al-Udeid airbase near the capital of Doha.
  • Michelle Obama Opens Up About Her Less-Than-Healthy Past

    10/13/2015 10:02:13 AM PDT · by PROCON · 25 replies
    yahoo ^ | Oct. 13, 2015
    First Lady Michelle Obama is living proof that just because you live in the White House doesn’t mean you can’t have a little fun. While she certainly takes her Let’s Move! campaign seriously, she’s also danced up a storm with Jimmy Fallon and tweeted inside jokes to her husband. It’s clear she’s high-energy (um, have you seen this workout video?), but more importantly, she’s driven by a serious passion to help America get healthy.In this exclusive interview, the FLOTUS explains why putting yourself first is key to getting and staying healthy, how she’s helping kids learn to love being active,...
  • Old Yeller’ star Kevin Corcoran dies of cancer at 66

    10/07/2015 4:19:41 PM PDT · by Dacula · 73 replies
    AP ^ | October 7, 2015 | Lynn Elber
    Kevin Corcoran, who starred as a child actor in the classic movie "Old Yeller" and switched to behind-the-camera work as a producer on "The Shield" and other TV series, has died. He was 66.
  • Report: Half of schools cut cafeteria staff as kids abandon Obama menus

    09/04/2015 6:10:41 AM PDT · by PROCON · 38 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | Sept. 3, 2015 | Paul Bedard
    President and first lady Michelle Obama's bid to cut kid obesity through new demands for more costly but healthier food is financially crushing the nation's school cafeterias, forcing staff cuts, boosting waste and killing plans to buy new equipment, according to an industry association. A new survey from the School Nutrition Association reported that 70 percent of the nation's lunch programs have been financially "harmed" by the new low-salt, low-sugar menus and that a stunning 93 percent report fewer students buying the chow. "Meeting these mandates has harmed the financial health of nearly 70 percent of school meal programs surveyed,...
  • Michelle Obama: I Won't Slow Down in 'Final Stretch as First Lady'

    06/18/2015 1:07:57 PM PDT · by PROCON · 75 replies
    weeklystandard.com ^ | June 17, 2015 | DANIEL HALPER
    Michelle Obama pledges not to slow down, despite the fact her second and final term as first lady is winding down. She made the comments in an interview with an Italian publication touting her Let's Move health initiative. The publication asked, "You just celebrated the fifth anniversary of your initiative “Let’s Move!” What are the best results you have achieved and the next goals?" "Through Let’s Move! we have started a new conversation about how we eat and live in the U.S., and the results we’ve seen are beyond anything we could ever have imagined. 1.6 million kids are now...
  • Mrs. Obama: Americans Should Drink Unsweetened Tea

    03/18/2015 3:36:16 PM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 156 replies
    radio.foxnews.com ^ | Todd Starnes
    The First Lady of these United States is now urging Americans to stop drinking sweet tea. Yes – friends – you heard correctly. Mrs. Obama has declared war on the House Wine of the South. It’s all part of her anti-obesity campaign — called Let’s Move. The website Free Beacon was the first to report on her latest culinary atrocities – urging us to wash down our lettuce and bean sprouts with unsweetened tea. The First Lady also told Americans to stay away from all-you-can-eat buffets — which I’m sure is great news for all those folks employed by all-you-can-eat...
  • Time to put the Presidential feet up - for 17 DAYS!

    12/20/2014 7:47:19 AM PST · by HomerBohn · 33 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 19 December 2014 | Francesca Chambers
    Obamas arrive in Hawaii for extended Christmas break - but Sasha and Malia look like they are struggling to get into the holiday spirit again (Vacation begins: President Obama shook hands with Admiral Samuel Locklear III, who commands the U.S. Navy in the Pacific, after landing in Peal Harbor, Hawaii, for the family vacation) (Let the (expensive) fun begin: The Obamas are not expected back in the White House until early January - and plan on making the most of a chance to sleep in) (Vacation can be a drag: Malia Obama, left, and Sasha Obama, center, looked less than...
  • The Cost of Moochies Travels: In Graphic Detail

    05/27/2012 6:29:10 AM PDT · by frankenMonkey · 15 replies
    May 27, 2012 | frankenMonkey
    Using the MSM's acknowledged $10 Million price tag for Moochie O'Bama's worldwide vacations, I have documented (in "unexpected" graphic detail) the cost in human suffering. Warning: Women and Children Hit Hardest.
  • Paula Deen Says Michelle Obama Can Really Eat

    10/12/2011 8:38:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 68 replies
    KBOI-AM News/Talk Radio ^ | October 12, 2011
    When celebrity chef Paula Deen met with Michelle Obama, she was surprised at just how much food the first lady could put away. Mrs. Obama has become a driving force in preaching healthy eating for others, but according to the newspaper, Deen recalls, she packed away anything but healthy food -- both on the air and during the commercials. “She probably ate more than any other guest I've ever had on the show!" said Deen, sometimes called the "Queen of Butter" for her decidedly non-dietetic fare. According to the Food Network star, after complimenting Michelle on her slim figure, she...
  • Expensive massages, top shelf vodka and five-star hotels: First Lady accused of spending $10m in

    08/24/2011 9:28:26 AM PDT · by Nachum · 372 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8/24/11 | Tamara Abraham
    The Obamas' summer break in Martha's Vineyard has already been branded a PR disaster after the couple arrived four hours apart on separate government jets. But according to new reports, this is the least of their extravagances. White House sources today claimed that the First Lady has spent $10million of U.S. taxpayers' money on vacations alone in the past year. Branding her 'disgusting' and 'a vacation junkie', they say the 47-year-old mother-of-two has been indulging in five-star hotels, where she splashes out on expensive massages and alcohol. The 'top source' told the National Enquirer: 'It's disgusting. Michelle is taking advantage...
  • Michelle Obama takes separate government jet to get a few hours of extra vacation time

    08/19/2011 10:11:21 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 35 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | August 19, 2011
    Michelle Obama takes separate government jet to get a few hours of extra vacation time in Martha's Vineyard before President arrives (as he uses TWO helicopters and Air Force One for 500 mile journey) # First Lady arrives with daughters on separate government jet just a few hours before her husband # Additional cost to taxpayers will be in the thousands # New poll shows just 11 per cent of Americans are happy with conditions # Sarah Palin calls Obama 'tone deaf" for continuing with his vacation at $50,000-per-week farm house # President says new plan will cut taxes while...
  • Michelle Obama First Public Figure on 'Better Homes and Gardens' Cover in 48 Years

    07/12/2011 8:19:29 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 104 replies
    http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2011/07/12/michelle-obama-first-public-figure-better-home ^ | 7/12 | http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2011/07/12/michelle-obama-first-public-figure-better-home
    "Better Homes and Gardens" hasn't had a public figure on its cover in 48 years. With President Obama's approval rating plummeting along with the nation's employment picture, they must have figured now was the time to break with tradition and do an ultimate exposure puff piece on his wife: Better Homes and Gardens will feature First Lady Michelle Obama on the cover of its August issue - the first public figure to grace the magazine's cover in 48 years. Obama will be the focus of an article on healthful eating for children. The issue will hit newsstands July 19. Editors...
  • Michelle Obama Says President Is 'Pouty' He's Not in South Africa

    06/21/2011 6:18:29 AM PDT · by maggief · 142 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 21, 2011
    First lady Michelle Obama visited Nelson Mandela on the first day of her trip to South Africa today and told one greeter that her husband was "pouty" that he couldn't come along. The first lady's weeklong trip to South Africa and Botswana began with a meeting with one of the three wives of South African President Jacob Zuma. During her stop at the president's official residence in Pretoria she was greeted by Nompumelelo Ntuli-Zuma. Nic Dawes, the editor of South Africa's Mail and Guardian newspaper, tweeted that he shook the first lady's hand and wrote: "Michelle Obama certainly convinced the...
  • 2011 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner (CSPAN TV&online) Replay now! *Live Thread*

    04/30/2011 5:24:12 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 291 replies · 1+ views
    CSPAN ^ | 4-30-11
    Obama and Seth Meyers headline Politics and Hollywood collide again at tonight's annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner. The event has evolved into a star-studded affair as celebrities descend upon Washington, joining journalists and President Obama. This year's comedian headliner, Saturday Night Live's Seth Meyers, is charged with the task of poking fun at the President and Washington politics. Each year, the President uses the occasion to show a more humorous side as well, making fun of himself and the people who cover him. The purpose of the annual dinner is “to raise money for WHCA scholarships and honor the...
  • POLITICO: Michelle Obama touts health law

    03/23/2011 12:02:55 PM PDT · by maggief · 140 replies
    Politico ^ | March 23, 2011 | AMIE PARNES
    Michelle Obama on Wednesday weighed in on the one-year anniversary of the health care law her husband signed into law, arguing that the changes will help parents raise a generation of “happy and healthy kids.” Sharing a “personal” story in an op-ed on Yahoo’s Shine website, Obama said that as a working mom in her pre-White House days, she had “the best intentions” to feed her daughters Malia and Sasha healthy food on a budget, but admitted that “sometimes pizza or the drive-thru were inevitable.”
  • First lady hits the slopes (FEASTS ON RIB$)

    02/21/2011 9:08:42 AM PST · by jakerobins · 71 replies
    www.vaildaily.com ^ | February 20, 2011 | Staff
    <p>The first lady went to Restaurant Kelly Liken in Vail Village on Saturday night, dining on a pickled pumpkin salad with arugula and a braised ancho-chile short rib with hominy wild mushrooms and sauteed kale.</p> <p>“Yes, it's true, the first lady dined at our restaurant tonight and seemed to really enjoy it,” chef and owner Kelly Liken said.</p>
  • Mrs. Obama’s Separate Hawaii Travel Likely Costs at Least $63,000

    12/22/2010 1:02:28 PM PST · by Faith · 22 replies · 1+ views
    White House Dossier ^ | December 22, 2010 | Keith Koffler
    The decision by First Lady Michelle Obama to leave on schedule for her two-week Hawaii vacation and not wait a few days for her delayed husband will probably cost taxpayers more than $63,000 in additional expenses, according to a White House Dossier analysis. President Obama was supposed to depart for Hawaii Saturday, but decided to stay in Washington until Congress finishes its work for the year. He’s now expected to depart today or tomorrow. But Mrs. Obama chose to leave without him Saturday, taking their two children and the dog along with her.
  • Obama's family leaves before him

    12/17/2010 11:38:34 AM PST · by ColdOne · 60 replies
    Politico44 ^ | 12/17/10 | MATT NEGRIN
    President Obama is sticking around Washington while Congress votes on a few final bills, but his family isn’t waiting any longer to go to Hawaii for vacation.
  • Obamas' Social Style Has D.C. Grumbling

    10/18/2010 1:04:12 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 41 replies
    WWD Fashion ^ | October 18, 2010 | Susan Watters with contributions from Marc Karimzadeh
    Michelle Obama hits New York today — and the fashion world is aflutter. The First Lady is coming to town to attend a private Democratic fund-raiser at Donna Karan’s Upper West Side apartment, where she will mingle and chat with many of th
  • Michelle Obama casts her ballot early in Chicago during campaign swing (The boob belt is back!)

    10/14/2010 1:29:33 PM PDT · by maggief · 129 replies · 2+ views
    Chicago Tribune via LATimes ^ | October 14, 2010 | Oscar Avila
    Reporting from Chicago — First Lady Michelle Obama promoted early voting this morning – in words and example – at a time when both political parties are encouraging their supporters not to wait until election day. Obama, who is making a Midwestern campaign swing, cast her ballot at the Martin Luther King Community Center, not far from the Kenwood home that she and President Obama rarely get to visit. Clutching a blue folder, Obama presented her credentials to election officials before being led to the polling station. Asked if she was familiar with touch-screen voting, Obama nodded and then spent...
  • Michelle Obama hosts UN spouses at NY farm

    09/24/2010 11:31:28 AM PDT · by maggief · 87 replies
    AP ^ | September 24, 2010 | JOCELYN NOVECK
    POCANTICO HILLS, N.Y. — First lady Michelle Obama gave her healthy eating initiative a global showcase Friday when she welcomed spouses of world leaders to tour a farm north of New York City, then treated them to a seasonal lunch featuring bounty from the farm and the White House garden. The spouses, who came from places as diverse as Cameroon, Mongolia, Swaziland and Latvia, toured the Stone Barns Center about 25 miles north of New York, which is both a farm and an educational center working on sustainable farming — a cause close to the first lady's heart. And it...
  • President Obama: MIchelle Obama's 'moral voice' guides me (ROTFLMAO!!)

    09/24/2010 12:35:52 PM PDT · by libstripper · 49 replies
    Politico ^ | September 24, 1010 | MAGGIE HABERMAN & CAROL E. LEE
    President Barack Obama gushed with pride here Thursday as he introduced first lady Michelle Obama for her speech at the Clinton Global Initiative, telling the crowd that she’s the “moral center” that guides him through the noise of Washington and reminds him why he's there. The glowing review of his wife - "my first lady," as he referred to her - came as the president gave the preamble to what her aides called a major policy address, at the annual gathering for former President Bill Clinton's charitable endeavor, where titans of business, entertainment and politics gather to work on global...
  • First Lady On The Campaign Trail

    09/22/2010 7:29:34 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 67 replies · 1+ views
    http://annem040359.wordpress.com/ ^ | September 22, 2010 | annem040359
    Wow, you can tell the Democrats are in BIGTIME TROUBLE, because even now, First Lady Michelle Obama has decided to do nine appearances for Democrats running for political office. My question is this, will this help or hurt these candidates?
  • Caption Contest: Two First Ladies at 9/11 Ceremony

    09/14/2010 7:36:58 PM PDT · by PROCON · 48 replies · 1+ views
    bigjournalism.com ^ | Sep. 14, 2010 | Frank Ross
    Over to you: