Category: Michelle Obama
Michelle 2016!After the jump are photos of Michelle Obama during her magnificent speech last night. It was emotional and evocative and inspirational and she brought the house down. Read more ›
Fired up and ready to GO!These are a few images from the first official campaign rally for Barack Obama for the 2012 election. It took place in Columbus, Ohio at Ohio State on Saturday, May 5. At the bottom is an interactive panoramic image from the Rally and along with a panoramic still that can be zoomed in so close you can actually find yourself if you were there. Enjoy! [LOTS of photos (and other treats) after the jump.] Read more ›
Just so we are all clear on this, if Newt Gingrich were to become president, this woman, Calista Gingrich, would be the First Lady of the United States of America.
You know, instead of Michelle Obama.
Photo by Anne C. Savage
This is awesome. First Lady Michelle Obama speaking to children from the Santa-tracking station at NORAD. Lots more after the jump.
|Photo credit: Peter Souza|
OPERATOR: You’re connected, ma’am.
MRS. OBAMA: Hello, this is the First Lady, Michelle Obama. How may I help you?
MRS. HARRIS: Hi, I have my daughter right here. She’d like to speak to you.
MRS. OBAMA: I would love to speak to her. Is her name Summer?
MRS. HARRIS: It sure is.
MRS. OBAMA: Okay, I’m ready for Summer.
MRS. HARRIS: Here she is.
MRS. OBAMA: Hi, Summer? Is this Summer?
SUMMER: Can you tell me where Santa is?…Read more ›
Now this is a fine-looking First Family:
The photo was taken by White House super-photographer Pete Souza. The last one was taken by photographer Annie Leibovitz two years ago.
My, my, those two kids are growing like weeds. They’re going to be a couple of very beautiful women, just like their mom.
[From the White House blog]…Read more ›
After an announcement last month about a similar agreement with the American Logistics Association, there’s more good news on the hiring of vets and their spouses today from First Lady Michelle Obama:
Leading Organizations Answer President Obama’s Challenge to Private Sector to Hire & Train Veterans and Military Spouse
Washington, D.C. – Today, in her keynote address to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Business Steps Up: Hiring our Heroes event, First Lady Michelle Obama announced that the International Franchise Association (IFA) which represents 1,100 franchises has committed to hiring 80,000 veterans and military spouses by 2014.…
First Lady Michelle Obama made a stop in Detroit today for a Democratic fundraiser. Appearing at the elegant Book Cadillac Hotel, she was met by an enthusiastic crowd.
[NOTE: All photos by Anne C. Savage. Please do not use without permission. We’re serious about that. Please ask first.]
Mrs. Obama was introduced by State Representative Rashida Tlaib of Detroit who urged the crowd to stand up and work in the upcoming election.…Read more ›
Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden announce new initiative to hire returning veterans & military spouses
Here’s some big news I bet you didn’t hear much about this week. On Wednesday, First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, announced a commitment by the American Logistics Association (ALA) and their 270 affiliate companies to hire 25,000 veterans and military spouses by the end of 2013.
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 19, 2011
270 companies committing to employ veterans and military spouses
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, while visiting Joint Base Langley-Eustis with President Obama on Day Three of the American Jobs Act bus tour, First Lady Michelle Obama announced that the American Logistics Association (ALA) and their 270 affiliate companies have committed to hiring 25,000 veterans and military spouses by the end of 2013.…
NOTE: This entry has been updated HERE.
I usually enjoy the New York Times, but their latest article about Michelle Obama’s promotion of breastfeeding is absolutely ridiculous.
In general, the right-wing outcry against what the First Lady is doing is ludicrous on its own. It should be heralded as such and Michelle Obama’s effort to promote the health of babies and mothers should be heralded as the Good Thing that it is. But the New York Times decided to find some Republicans who agreed with the FLOTUS (that had to have been pretty easy), and, more ridiculously, a Democrat that agrees with Bachmann.…Read more ›