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FLOTUS LIVE: First Lady presents the 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

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By   4 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama is live from the White House.

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FLOTUS LIVE: First Lady, Dr. Jill Biden host annual Mother’s Day Tea

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By   14 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden are live from the East Room in the White House hosting their annual Mother’s Day tea to honor military-connected mothers and grandmothers.

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FLOTUS LIVE: First Lady speaks for College Signing Day

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By   21 days ago

FLOTUS is live in Detroit promoting her “Reach Higher” initiative for the city’s very first College Signing Day.

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FLOTUS LIVE: First Lady speaks at Whitney Museum dedication

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By   22 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama is delivering remarks and attending a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York.

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FLOTUS LIVE: First Lady, President welcome Japan’s First Family

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By   24 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama is joining the President in welcome Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe.

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FLOTUS LIVE: First Lady is at the Correspondents’ Dinner

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By   27 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama is in attendance to watch President Obama deliver his annual remarks at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel.

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FLOTUS LIVE: First Lady at Take Our Kids To Work Day

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By   30 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama is taking questions from the children that have come to the White House for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.

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FLOTUS LIVE: First Lady plants White House Kitchen Garden

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By   37 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama is expected to announce an interactive map to help people get involved in her Let’s Move! initiative in their own communities before planting the White House Kitchen Garden for the seventh year in a row.

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First Lady of Fitness responds to #GimmeFive challenge

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By   3 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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First Lady speaks candidly on race at HBCU

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By   13 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama delivered an impassioned commencement address on Saturday centering around encouraging others to “stay true to the most real, most sincere, most authentic parts of yourselves.” FLOTUS spoke to the 2015 graduates at Tuskegee University candidly about race, including her experiences becoming the first African American First Lady of the United States.

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FLOTUS, Japan’s First Lady visit elementary school

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By   24 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama and Akie Abe, wife of the Prime Minister of Japan, visited Great Falls Elementary School in Great Falls, Va., to tour a Japanese immersion classroom.

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Michelle Obama designs new White House china set

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By   25 days ago

Michelle Obama chose a pattern for the new White House china set, used in state dinners, called “Kailua Blue,” a hue of blue inspired by the waters of Hawaii.

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FLOTUS to deliver 3 Commencement Addresses

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By   31 days ago

The White House announced today that First Lady Michelle Obama will speak at Tuskegee University in Alabama, Oberlin College in Ohio and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Preparatory High School in Chicago. FLOTUS has delivered the commencement address at three schools every year since becoming First Lady.

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FLOTUS travels to NOLA for Joining Forces

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By   32 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama traveled solo to New Orleans today for a trip that was supposed to include Dr. Jill Biden (who was no longer able to attend). One there, FLOTUS praised the city’s efforts to end veteran homelessness. She was joined by New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and leaders from across government, industry and the non profit sector.

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

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By   35 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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First Lady attends Angelou Forever Stamp Dedication Ceremony

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By   45 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama attends the Dr. Maya Angelou Forever Stamp Dedication Ceremony at the Warner Theatre in Washington along with poet Nikki Giovanni, mogul Oprah Winfrey and more.

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FLOTUS recycles Preen

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By   4 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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FLOTUS gets artsy in Thakoon

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By   22 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama attended the dedication of the new Whitney Museum of American Art wearing Thakoon Resort 2015 Collection. FLOTUS has worn the designer in the past and is clearly a fan of fun prints.

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FLOTUS welcomes Japan’s First Family in Monique Lhuillier

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By   24 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama stepped out in a sunrise printed coat and structured dress by Monique Lhuillier to welcome Prime Minister Shizo Abe and his wife Ake Abe.

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A return to Tadashi Shoji

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By   24 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama stepped out at Tuesday’s State Dinner wearing Japanese designer Tadashi Shoji–a nod to the couple of honor.

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FLOTUS shines in Zac Posen

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By   27 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama stunned in a custom beaded, floor length, metallic gold Zac Posen dress at tonight’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner. To complete the look, she accessorized with earrings, a ring and plum-colored lipstick.

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FLOTUS recycles Duro Olowu

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By   30 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama recycled her version of Duro Olowu’s silk chiffon dress from the designer’s Spring 2013 Ready-to-Wear Collection. FLOTUS first wore the mixed-print frock in 2013 at a White House screening and again at yesterday’s Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day. Actress Keira Knightley wore it on The Tonight Show in 2012. Who wore it best?

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Get FLOTUS’s ‘Tonight Show’ Look for $408

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By   49 days ago

On Thursday First Lady Michelle Obama appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. For the evening occasion she wore a black and white cotton crochet collage short sleeve dress with tonal stripe-embroidered waistline by Tadashi Shoji. FLOTUS’s look is still available on the designer’s site for a relatively affordable $408.

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FLOTUS rocks Narciso Rodriguez on Glamour Cover

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By   49 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama is Glamour Magazine’s May covergirl alongside actresses Kerry Washington and Sarah Jessica Parker. FLOTUS chose a Narciso Rodriguez dress to for the shoot and video–both done at the White House.

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First Lady of Fitness responds to #GimmeFive challenge

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By   3 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   14 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   21 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   31 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   35 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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FLOTUS appears on Lil Bub’s Big Show

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By   36 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama made a surprise appearance on a YouTube internet show to promote her 5-year celebration of Let’s Move! Lil Bub, the host of the show, prank calls the White House. She is surprised when FLOTUS answers with a #GimmeFive challenge.

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First Lady Talks To Rachael Ray

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By   43 days ago

In a pre-taped interview from Monday’s Easter Egg Roll, First Lady Michelle Obama discussed raising the First Daughters, Let’s Move! and her plans for when the presidency is over. FLOTUS said she can’t wait to drive around in a car on her terms. “I just want to ride around in a car with the window open,” Obama said. “It’s just like, I want to do that.”

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Conan O’Brien responds to #GimmeFive challenge

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By   45 days ago

This morning First Lady Michelle Obama tells Conan O’Brien “I haven’t noticed much muscle on those arms” and challenges him to join the #GimmeFive Let’s Move! celebration by doing five chin ups. The late night host accepted with help from Comedian Kevin Hart.

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Hillary Clinton delivers first major policy address

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By   23 days ago

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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By   40 days ago

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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By   42 days ago

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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By   260 days ago

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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By   507 days ago

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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Pro-Hillary super PAC picks up pace, opens doors to D.C.

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Ready for Hillary, a super PAC aimed at urging former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to run for president in 2016, has increased the number and scope of fundraisers and informational meetings it is organizing, according to representatives from the group.

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Hillary Clinton on Mandela: ‘The loss of a giant among us’

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By   533 days ago

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who first met Nelson Mandela in 1992, said Friday the anti-apartheid icon’s death marks “the loss of a giant among us.” Clinton made her remarks at an award reception commemorating the late Democratic Rep. Tom Lantos, the only Holocaust survivor to serve in Congress.

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