First Lady


You would think most Americans would be eager to attend a speech when the keynote speaker is Michelle Obama, one of the most popular First…

  The White House State Dinner, which hosted French President François Hollande as the guest of honor Tuesday night, is a big deal, but as usual,…


Beyonce was invited to perform for Michelle Obama’s 50th Birthday Soiree.  Queen Bey didn’t say “no” to the First Lady!  Check out the photos here: <div style=’text-align:center’> <script type=’text/javascript’ src=’′></script&gt; <br/> </div>    

First lady Michelle Obama took her 50th birthday in stride Friday, smiling for a photo with her new AARP card. “Excited to join Barack in the 50+ club today… check out my @AARP card!” she said in a Twitter message Read More:

For the second time, Michelle Obama has sent her inaugural gown to the Smithsonian Institution for display — a historical first for the museum, which has never before showcased a gown from a second inauguration Read more:

Michelle Obama’s birthday visit at Oprah Winfrey’s Maui estate has neighbors a little miffed at the additional security and its impact on business. Read More:

Guests attending Michelle Obama’s 50th birthday party at the White House later this month can look forward to “a little Dougie” but definitely not dinner. Read More

They put a green screen in the Red Room, directly across from an early 19th-century portrait of Dolley Madison. In the Blue Room, where the president receives guests beneath a large crystal chandelier, period costumes were being fabricated and gory makeup was being made to look like deeply stitched wounds. See Pics

Most polls are against involvement in another war of any sort involving American military.  Earlier today, President Obama says that view is real close to home, as in his own family.   Huffington Post has the story.  

First Lady Michelle Obama spoke of the power and the prestige — and prison feel — of the White House during a visit with African wives in Tanzania on Tuesday. Read More

First Lady Michelle Obama will appear on her second Vogue cover this month. Our former colleague Robin Givhan reports that the first lady was photographed wearing an ensemble by Reed Krakoff — the designer whose royal-blue dress she wore at the official swearing-in this year. Read More

In a piece for Elle magazine, the first lady makes the case that her husband is the best choice for women, urging them to ask themselves before casting ballots, “Who’s looking out for me?” and “Who’s thinking about my family?” Mrs. Obama may be just slightly biased, but she does offer five pretty solid, specific policy […]