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FLOTUS LIVE: First Lady opens Special Olympic World Games

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By   39 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama is currently live from Los Angeles on ESPN.

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FLOTUS LIVE: First Lady hosts Beating The Odds Summit

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By   41 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama is live from the White House to welcome more than 130 college bound American students to “share tools and strategies to successfully transition to college.”

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FLOTUS LIVE: First Lady hosts annual Kids’ State Dinner

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By   54 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama is welcoming 55 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge winners to the White House to attend the fourth annual Kids’ State Dinner.

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FLOTUS LIVE: First Lady speaks at first ever White House Tribe Youth Gathering

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By   55 days ago

FLOTUS is live at the White House speaking to more than 1,000 Native American teens from more than 42 states.

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

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By   60 days ago

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   64 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   64 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   65 days ago

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

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First Lady begins 17-day vacation with First Family

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By   26 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama arrived in Martha’s Vineyard around 6:30PM ET to begin a more than two week vacation with the President and First Daughters Malia and Sasha. FLOTUS was seen exiting the White House, boarding Marine One and then Air Force One bound for the Massachusetts Island. The First Family is expected to return to Washington on August 23.

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FLOTUS wishes her ‘favorite dance partner’ happy birthday

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By   29 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama took to Twitter on Tuesday to wish President Barack Obama a happy 54th birthday. The First Family’s celebration plans were not made public. See Mrs. Obama’s entire message inside!

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Report: First Lady, daughters remain in Coachella Valley

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By   37 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama has remained in California post Special Olympics, according to a report by the Desert Sun. FLOTUS is reportedly house hunting with her daughters in Palm Springs after opening the games in Los Angeles on Saturday. A plane appearing to be hers has remained at Palm Springs International Airport for much of the day on Monday.

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FLOTUS declares Special Olympics games open

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By   38 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama was on hand to officially open the Special Olympic World Games on Saturday. About 3 hours into the opening ceremony, FLOTUS appeared on stage to welcome the athletes saying spectators “won’t just be cheering for you, they’re going to be learning from you. They’re going to be inspired by you.” Mrs. Obama was the honorary cochair of the games, along with President Obama.

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FLOTUS gives advice to college-bound students

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By   41 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama hosted more than 130 American students at the White House on Thursday. The 2015 Beating the Odds Summit was an effort to prepare students for what to expect when transitioning into college life. Events included a panel hosted by Terrence J, a performance by rapper Wale and even an appearance from President Obama.

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First Lady hosts kid chefs

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By   54 days ago

   First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the 55 2015 winners of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge at the White House on Friday.  She told the young chefs that she hoped they would “pay it forward” by encouraging healthy eating when they returned to their home states. “A lot of kids don’t understand that food is fuel [...]

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First Lady speaks at first ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering

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By   55 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama delivered a passionate keynote address at Thursday’s first ever Tribal Youth Gathering at the White House. FLOTUS spoke about the portion of American history where Natives were mistreated, and gave a nod to their culture as “the heart of the American story.” More than 1,000 from 230 tribes in 42 states were in attendance.

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FLOTUS talks childhood with PEOPLE Magazine

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By   56 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama sat down with PEOPLE Magazine for an interview about growing up in Chicago. FLOTUS shared family memories and throwback photos of her childhood and the First Family.

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First Lady returns to Washington wearing Phillip Lim

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By   9 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama returned to the White House from Martha’s Vineyard on Sunday wearing a black, mixed-lace button up sleeveless dress by Phillip Lim. The frock featured an asymmetrical, sheer, eyelit lace back panel and ruched drawstring godet flare, according to the designer’s website where the look is still available for $725.        

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Johnny Wright, Michelle Obama’s hairstylist, chats with @PageSix

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By   57 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama’s hairstylist Johnny Wright took over Page Six’s Twitter on Tuesday to answer questions about FLOTUS. So what do they talk about while she’s in his chair? Read the best of his answers!

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Who wore it best? FLOTUS or Freida Pinto?

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By   57 days ago

   First Lady Michelle Obama was on trend in gingham Michael Kors at the White House 4th of July concert on Saturday. In May, Actress Freida Pinto wore the same A-line shoulder baring frock, but cinched with a thin, leather, floral belt. Who wore it best?

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FLOTUS celebrates in Michael Kors

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By   58 days ago

   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   71 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   75 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   75 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   77 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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FLOTUS PSA: Eat you ‘F&V’

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By   12 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live late Thursday night. In a pre-taped PSA, likely recorded during last month’s Special Olympics, FLOTUS said eat your effin vees–at least according to Jimmy Fallon. See the full video!

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Spotted: First Lady dining at trendy DC eatery

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By   29 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama was seen dining at Maketto in Washington, DC, on Monday night. According to the Washington Post, the eatery is “a retail market (sample wares: culty Japanese sneakers and obscure magazines) combined with a Taiwanese and Cambodian-influenced” hot spot. FLOTUS was there to celebrate a pal’s birthday, but it was not the first time she was seen dining in the “once-gritty strip.” She was previously seen on the same street eating with the First Family.

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FLOTUS: “I would be Beyonce”

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By   34 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama was interviewed by rapper Wale at last week’s White House Beating the Odds Summit. He asked FLOTUS what occupation should we have if she was not first lady. Her response: “I would be Beyonce.” See the clip!

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FLOTUS sits down with Rickey Smiley

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By   36 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama taped an interview for Dish Nation with Rickey Smiley last Thursday at the White House. FLOTUS spoke about her Reach Higher iniative, which encourages students to pursue education beyond high school.  ”I noticed education isn’t as cool should be,” she said. “We’re not talking about it enough.  We’re not encouraging kids [...]

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First Look: Tika Sumpter as young Michelle Obama

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By   50 days ago

The first pictures of Tika Sumpter as Michelle Obama have arrived! Southside With You in a film adaptation of the romance that unfolded between the future FLOTUS and president in Chicago in 1989. Sumpter was cast in December 2014, while Parker Sawyers was selected very recently. Does Sumpter resemble Mrs. Obama?   

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FLOTUS, mother attend second Broadway show

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By   51 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama attended a second Broadway show in New York on Sunday. This time FLOTUS arrived only with her mother for a matinee of the King and I. See the video!

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FLOTUS, Mom and Daughters see ‘Kinky Boots’ on Broadway

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By   53 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama, her daughters and mother took in a matinee of ‘Kinky Boots’ on Broadway in New York on Saturday. It was reported that the First Family (minus President Obama) stayed through the bows and even danced in the aisles. See the note FLOTUS left for the cast!

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FLOTUS talks childhood with PEOPLE Magazine

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By   56 days ago

First Lady Michelle Obama sat down with PEOPLE Magazine for an interview about growing up in Chicago. FLOTUS shared family memories and throwback photos of her childhood and the First Family.

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Hillary Clinton busts a move at Martha’s Vineyard party

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By   16 days ago

Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was a guest alongside her husband, Bill Clinton, as well as the Obamas at a birthday party on Saturday. The event, held on Martha’s Vineyard, was a celebration for Civil Rights Activist Vernon Jordan. The former FLOTUS can be seen dancing and holding hands with her husband. Watch the video!

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Hillary Clinton joins Instagram

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By   84 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   86 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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By   126 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   143 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   145 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   362 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   610 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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