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FLOTUS LIVE: First Lady, President host 4th of July concert

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Bruno Mars and Barry Manilow are expected to perform live from the White House.

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FLOTUS LIVE: First Lady hosts Girl Scouts at the White House

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By   7 days ago

As part of her Let’s Move! initiative, First Lady Michelle Obama is hosting the first-ever overnight campout on the White House South Lawn.

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FLOTUS LIVE: First Lady speaks on career and technical education (CTE)

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By   7 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama is live from the White House.

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FLOTUS LIVE: First Lady attends More Impact Awards

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By   8 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama is expected to speak about her newest initiative Let Girls Learn.

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FLOTUS LIVE: First Lady attending Charleston funeral service

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By   11 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama is in Charleston to accompany President Obama as he delivers the eulogy for Reverend Clementa Pinckney, one of the Emanuel 9 who was fatally wounded in last week’s church shooting.

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FLOTUS LIVE: First Lady, family arrive in Milan

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By   20 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama is visiting Milan with her mothers, niece and daughters Malia and Sasha to further her Let’s Move! initiative. FLOTUS will meet with Italy’s First Family and lead a delegation at Milan Expo 2015.

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FLOTUS LIVE: First Lady delivering commencement speech at King College Prep

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By   27 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama is in her hometown of Chicago to address 2015 graduates at King College Prep.

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FLOTUS LIVE: First Lady welcomes students to harvest the White House Kitchen Garden

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By   33 days ago

The First Lady is welcoming students from across the country to harvest the White House Kitchen Garden. Due to inclement weather, it is being held indoors. This garden harvest will highlight the important role of pollinators in the healthy food that we grow and consume.

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First Lady attends White House Fourth of July concert

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By   2 days ago

   First Lady Michelle Obama attended the annual Fourth of July celebration at the White House on Saturday. The party did not include the usual picnic for military families due to bad weather. The Obamas were introduced by Bruno Mars who also performed at the nighttime concert along with Barry Manilow. FLOTUS did not deliver [...]

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First Lady lifts 40 year old ban on cameras at the White House

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By   5 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama released a video announcement on Wednesday to let the world know that cameras are now allowed during White House tours. According to the White House, the move “is part of an ongoing effort to make the Obama Administration the most open and transparent White House in history.” The ban had been in place for more than 40 years. See the video!

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FLOTUS hosts outdoor slumber party at the White House

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By   6 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama set another precedent on Tuesday–she hosted the first ever campout at the White House. As honorary president of the Girl Scouts, FLOTUS hosted 50 fourth graders overnight in the South Lawn. The White House did not confirm or deny if Mrs. Obama joined the girls in tents.

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First Lady promotes Reach Higher initiative

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By   7 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama spoke to students at the White House on Tuesday about completing their education. FLOTUS said a college degree is not the only way to land a high demand job because education through career and technical education programs are just as valuable.

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FLOTUS attends Pinckney funeral

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By   10 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama accompanied President Obama to Charleston on Friday. The President gave a rousing eulogy for the late South Carolina Senator and Reverend Clementa Pinckney as FLOTUS looked on. Mrs. Obama did not deliver any remarks. See the photos!

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FLOTUS to open, co-chair 2015 Special Olympics World Games

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By   11 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama will participate in the opening ceremonies for the Special Olympics World Games. FLOTUS, along with a host of athletes, entertainers and musicians, will kick off the event in Los Angeles on July 25. In 2013 President Obama released a video announcement saying that both the First Lady and the President would be serving as honorary co-chairs of the games. Watch it now!

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First Lady to attend Pinckney funeral

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By   14 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama will travel to Charleston to attend funeral services for Rev. Clementa Pinckney on Friday, a White House official announced on Monday.  President Obama will delivery the eulogy and the Vice President will also attend. Rev. Pinckney, a South Carolina state senator, was one of nine victims in Wednesday night’s Emanuel AME [...]

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FLOTUS travels back to the U.S. from Italy

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By   15 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters, Malia and Sasha, concluded their weeklong European trip on Sunday. The First Family (minus President Obama) boarded a private plane in Venice, Italy. FLOTUS toured and furthered her core initiatives internationally with events for Let Girls Learn in London, Let’s Move! in Milan and Joining Forces in Venice.

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FLOTUS celebrates in Michael Kors

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   For the second time in two weeks, First Lady Michelle Obama stepped out in red Michael Kors. This time she looked festive for the Fourth of July wearing a gingham, 50′s inspired piece from the American designer’s Spring 2015 collection. She and President Obama celebrated Independence Day at the White House on Saturday with [...]

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FLOTUS departs in Donna Karan

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By   13 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama left Venice in style on Sunday. FLOTUS, along with daughters Malia and Sasha, boarded a private plane at Marco Polo airport wearing a colorfully printed selection from Donna Karan’s Spring 2015 Collection. Reality star turned supermodel Kendall Jenner debuted the skirt on the runway earlier this year.

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Ravishing in Red

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By   17 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama touched down in Venice, Italy, this morning wearing red, knee length Michael Kors. It is the first American designer that she has worn on her weeklong European trip. She smartly paired the frock with black ballet flats.

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Mrs. Obama wears Missoni

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By   18 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama has been known to wear designer dresses native to the country that she is visiting, and yesterday was no different. FLOTUS led the presidential delegation at Milan Expo 2015 wearing Missoni, an Italian fashion house. The knit dress, which featured a colorful design against a knee length black backdrop, was from the designer’s spring resort 2015 collection.

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Daring in Duro Odowu

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By   19 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama has a way of dressing in a manner that demands your full attention. Such was the case on Wednesday when FLOTUS exited the plane in Milan in a vibrant printed skirt by Nigerian-born designer Duro Olowu. She paired the bold frock with a black top and Jimmy Choo heels.

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Pretty in Preen

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By   21 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama arrived in London on Monday wearing a yellow under blue lace Preen dress. The fly frock is from the designer’s Resort 2015 Collection. FLOTUS accessorized with black Jimmy Choo pumps.   

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FLOTUS v. Zoe Saldana, who wore it best?

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By   25 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama was photographed for the cover of More Magazine in February wearing Tanya Taylor. Tonight Zoe Saldana appears on Jimmy Kimmel Live wearing the same hot apricot, georgette Alyssa blouse paired with the matching Ava skirt from the designer’s Fall/Winter 2015 Collection. Who wore it best?       This is Mrs. Obama’s [...]

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FLOTUS recycles Preen

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By   49 days ago

On Monday First Lady Michelle Obama returned to her pixel-print Preen dress for a White House event honoring libraries and museums. FLOTUS first wore the frock in 2012 at the opening ceremony for the Warrior Games in Colorado Springs and again in the same year with a honeydew hued jacket, electric blue pumps and double strand pearls in Washington.

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First Lady meets TV FLOTUS

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By   7 days ago

   First Lady Michelle Obama was introduced as the keynote speaker at Monday’s More Magazine Impact Awards by actress Robin Wright (aka First Lady Claire Underwood on Netflix’s House of Cards).  Mrs. Obama thanked Wright for her introduction and humanitarian work on behalf of Congo, noting she was inspired but wouldn’t be taking inspiration from [...]

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FLOTUS chats with Meryl Streep in More Magazine

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By   19 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama not only guest edited the July/August issue of More Magazine, she also had a sitdown with Actress Meryl Streep. In the iconic conversation, the two powerhouses discussed balancing work and family, their mentors, their legacies and much more. Read the full story!

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FLOTUS gifts royal babies

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By   19 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama arrived in London bearing gifts for Prince George and Princess Charlotte, children of Prince William and Kate Middleton. While FLOTUS and her daughters did not see the Prince and Duchess, they did meet with Prince Harry for breakfast tea on Tuesday. Find out what she brought!

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First Lady of Fitness responds to #GimmeFive challenge

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By   48 days ago

Last week, the President responded to First Lady Michelle Obama’s #GimmeFive challenge along with Vice President Joe Biden. He issued a counterchallenge and FLOTUS responded in a big way, giving everyone a glimpse at her rigorous workout routine. FLOTUS did not break a sweat!

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Bellamy Young: “Lead us, Michelle Obama!”

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By   59 days ago

Scandal’s First Lady Bellamy Young appeared on HuffPost live and discussed how she feels about prohibitions being placed on her character’s ability to run for a Senate seat. She said “I’d be great with it. Nothing would please me more! I don’t understand this whole gender problem stuff.” Watch it now!

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FLOTUS talks First Daughters Growing Up

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By   66 days ago

While First Lady Michelle Obama was celebrating College Signing Day in Detroit today, she also took time out to speak to Entertainment Tonight about First Daughters Malia and Sasha. The Obama girls are nearing college age and FLOTUS said they have already started preparing the First Parents for “empty nest syndrome.” Watch it now!

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Chrissy Teigen reveals FLOTUS is a ‘Housewives’ Fan

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By   76 days ago

In an appearance on Watch What Happens Live on Bravo, Model Chrissy Teigen said she had spoken to FLOTUS and confirmed that she is a fan of Real Housewives of Atlanta.

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FLOTUS, SLOTUS to appear on NBC’s The Night Shift

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By   80 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden are still actively working on their Joining Forces initiative. To further their efforts, NBC announced that they will appear on a May 4 episode of their nighttime drama The Night Shift. According to a press release, the episode will discuss the health of veterans.

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Hillary Clinton joins Instagram

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By   26 days ago

Former First Lady and now Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton joined Instagram on Wednesday. Poking fun of herself, Clinton’s very first post to the social media network was of a collection of pantsuits with the caption “Hard choices”–the title of her 2014 memoir.

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Barbara Bush turns 90

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By   28 days ago

Former First Lady Barbara Bush, who is celebrating a birthday, appeared on the Today Show on Monday. In an interview with her granddaughter, TODAY correspondent Jenna Bush Hager, the former FLOTUS said, “I’ve been the luckiest woman in the world, truthfully. And I know it.” Watch it now!

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Hillary Clinton delivers first major policy address

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Hillary Clinton was the keynote speaker at Columbia University’s 18th annual David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum. The former FLOTUS spoke about the violence in Baltimore, solutions for promoting trust in the police, the importance of making mental health a priority in America and much more. Watch it now!

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Hillary Clinton is running for president

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Former FLOTUS Hillary Clinton announced her 2016 presidential bid on Sunday. In a youtube video, Clinton said, “I’m running for president. Americans have fought their way back from tough economic times but the deck is still stacked in favor of those at the top. Everyday Americans need a champion and I want to be that champion.”

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Hillary Clinton to announce 2016 bid Sunday

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Sources confirm that former FLOTUS Hillary Clinton will announce her bid for the presidency in 2016 through a social media video on Sunday. Earlier this week, it was also confirmed that she had secured her campaign headquarters in Brooklyn, NY.

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Hillary Clinton to decide on 2016 presidential run around end of year

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, in the span of a few months, has gone from saying she is not thinking about running for president to telling an audience in Mexico on Friday that she will make her presidential decision around the first of 2015.

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Former first lady Barbara Bush hospitalized

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Former first lady Barbara Bush has been hospitalized in Houston, Texas, for treatment of a “respiratory-related issue,” a family spokesman said Tuesday.

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Clinton says she’ll decide about 2016 next year

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Hillary Clinton says she’ll decide in 2014 about whether she’ll make another run for the White House in 2016. “Obviously, I will look carefully at what I think I can do and make that decision sometime next year,” Clinton said in an interview with ABC’s Barbara Walters that aired Wednesday night.

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