First Lady

Michelle Obama, who turns 50 later this week, isn't ruling out using plastic surgery or Botox in the future.  (Photo by Kristoffer Tripplaar-Pool/Getty Images)

Scholars: Eleanor Roosevelt the Best First Lady, Obama 5th

A survey of academics has found that Eleanor Roosevelt was the nation’s best first lady. Michelle Obama ranks fifth.

02/16/2014

First lady Michelle Obama. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

First Lady: Gay Football Player is an ‘Inspiration’

Michelle Obama says a gay University of Missouri football player is “an inspiration to all of us.”

02/10/2014

File photo of U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and first lady Michelle Obama.  (credit: Olivier Douliery/Getty Images)

Obama, First Lady Out On Town For Mexican Dinner

Three days before they throw a state dinner for the president of France, President Barack Obama and his wife are whetting their appetite for — Mexican food.

02/08/2014

Michelle Obama, who turns 50 later this week, isn't ruling out using plastic surgery or Botox in the future.  (Photo by Kristoffer Tripplaar-Pool/Getty Images)

First Lady Won’t Rule Out Plastic Surgery, Botox

Michelle Obama, who turns 50 later this week, isn’t ruling out using plastic surgery or Botox in the future.

01/15/2014

First Lady Michelle Obama applauds during the Presidents Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards at the White House in Washington on November 22, 2013. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama To Mark 50th Birthday On Friday

Nearing a milestone birthday, Michelle Obama exuberantly describes herself as “50 and fabulous.” She’s celebrating already and a big birthday bash is in the works.

01/13/2014

First Lady Michelle Obama (L), daughters Malia (R) and Sasha (2nd R), dogs Bo and Sunny (L) welcome the Official White House Christmas Tree to the White House November 29, 2013. This years White House Christmas Tree, which will be on display in the Blue Room, is an 18.5-foot Douglas Fir grown by Chris Botek (3rd L), a second generation Christmas Tree Farmer from Crystal Spring Tree Farm in Lehighton, Pennsylvania. (credit: EVA HAMBACH/AFP/Getty Images)

First Lady Welcomes White House Christmas Tree

First Lady Michelle Obama, daughters Malia and Sasha and the family’s two dogs have accepted an 18-and-a-half-foot Douglas fir as the official White House Christmas tree.

11/29/2013

First ladies typically avoid getting into public scraps, but Michelle Obama has jumped into perhaps her biggest battle yet. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

First Lady Tells Dem Donors ‘You Can Write A Big, Old Fat Check’ For Midterms

First Lady Michelle Obama reiterated the need to focus on the 2014 midterm elections and the financial support needed for Democratic support of gun laws, the DREAM Act and the Affordable Care Act.

11/19/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. (credit: Yui Mok - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Obamas Celebrate Top Aide’s Birthday by Dining Out

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are having an evening out, celebrating senior White House adviser Valerie Jarrett’s birthday.

11/15/2013

File photo of First Lady Michelle Obama. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

First Lady Delivers Keynote Speech At Latino Advocacy Group Conference

The first lady on Tuesday faced immigration — another new issue for her — when she delivered the keynote speech in New Orleans at the annual conference of the National Council of La Raza.

07/23/2013

Michelle Obama is speaking out about the toll that gun violence is taking on young people, in a shift that shows the first lady's willingness to tackle new and polarizing issues as she shapes her second term. (STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

First Lady Shines New Light On Gun Violence Among Youth

Michelle Obama is speaking out about the toll that gun violence is taking on young people, in a shift that shows the first lady’s willingness to tackle new and polarizing issues as she shapes her second term.

07/22/2013

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