8:25 AM, Feb 27, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
First Lady Michelle Obama wants to make changes to the Nutrition Facts label. It is all "part of an effort to help families make healthier choices," according to the White House.
7:44 AM, Feb 21, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
First Lady Michelle Obama joined Jimmy Fallon and Will Ferrell, who were both dressed in drag, for a sketch last night on the Tonight Show.
Michelle Obama uses the comedy skit to talk up exercising--and they also talk about the Olympics. Then they discuss unhealthy foods, and she makes Fallon and Ferrell eat kale chips instead of potato chips, which they all act like they enjoy eating.
"They're the ones who are cooking for the first time and slice their finger open, they're dancing on the bar stool."6:38 AM, Feb 21, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
First Lady Michelle Obama told Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon last night that "young people are knuckleheads," which is why they need to get Obamacare:
To be interviewed by Jenna Bush Hager, daughter of George W. Bush, for NBC's Today Show.8:42 AM, Feb 20, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
The office of First Lady Michelle Obama is taking credit for moving the nation "towards a new, healthier norm," according to a press release celebrating the four year anniversary of the "Let's Move" initiative.
8:01 AM, Feb 12, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
The dress first lady Michelle Obama wore at last night's state dinner was the topic of discussion last night on CNN:
One guest thought the cost of the dress was close to $10,000.
9:02 AM, Jan 31, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
First Lady Michelle Obama tells rich donors to keep the checks coming. "You can write a check. Or another one. Write a big fat check. Write the biggest check you could possibly write," the first lady said at a high-dollar Democratic fundraiser last night in San Francisco.
"Some of you might be tired being always asked for money,'' Obama added. "I know that writing those checks is the single most impactful thing you can do right now."
Via the pool report:
10:13 AM, Jan 17, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
First Lady Michelle Obama turns 50 today, and she's already got ahold of an AARP card. This morning, she tweeted a picture of her holding the card:
7:15 AM, Jan 16, 2014 • By JERYL BIER
Did Michelle Obama attend an encore presentation of a classified Presidential Daily Briefing this past December? According to the official White House schedule, it would appear so.
11:32 AM, Jan 15, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
First Lady Michelle Obama contemplates life after the White House in a recent interview with People. The Washington Post reports:
8:01 AM, Dec 31, 2013 • By ADAM J. WHITE
The Kennedy Center Honors always present an odd spectacle. One of the hottest tickets in town, it brings D.C.'s elites together to sit in black tie and cheer for old rock stars (among others). It's hard to imagine FDR mumbling along to Led Zeppelin's "Whole Lotta Love," an arm slung around Eleanor. But that's the world we live in today.
12:47 PM, Dec 18, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
Barack and Michelle Obama will gather in the White House later this afternoon with a group of moms. Their mission? To push Obamacare.
12:08 PM, Nov 29, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have joined immigration activists today on the National Mall. Via the White House pool report:
The presidential motorcade left the White House at 11:33 a.m. and arrived at National Mall the 11:42 a.m.
POTUS and FLOTUS came here to speak informally to a Fast For Families event where immigration advocates are fasting to call attention to the push for reform. His remarks were inaudible as the press pool was kept a distance away.
'My Husband Has Got Swag.'8:09 AM, Nov 20, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
In an interview on BET last night with Bow Wow and Keshia Chante, First Lady Michelle Obama talked up her husband, President Barack Obama. "I always say my husband has got swag," said Mrs. Obama. "He’s got a little swag." The audience applauded.
Mrs. Obama also said that the president of the United States "sings all the time." She continued, "Oh, yes, he’s in the bathroom all the time just singing."
She also praised her husband. "[H]e has got a good voice."
3:07 PM, Nov 18, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
First Lady Michelle Obama is telling Democratic donors to pay. "[I]t's simple, you can write a big ol' fat check," the first lady told Democrats at a fundraiser. "That's what we need you to do. Right now, write a big check -- big huge one -- write the biggest check you can possibly write. Take your frustration, your passion, your hope, and turn that into real meaningful support for leaders who will truly represent the people they serve."