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Michelle Obama

Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama (born January 17, 1964) is the wife of the forty-fourth President of the United States, Barack Obama, and is the first African-American First Lady of the United States.

Michelle Robinson was born and grew up on the South Side of Chicago. She graduated from Princeton University and Harvard Law School. After completing her formal education, she returned to Chicago and accepted a position with the law firm Sidley Austin, where she met her future husband. Subsequently, she worked as part of the staff of Chicago mayor Richard M. Daley, and for the University of Chicago Medical Center. Throughout 2007 and 2008, she helped campaign for her husband's presidential bid and delivered a keynote address at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. She is the mother of two daughters, Malia and Sasha, and is the sister of Craig Robinson, men's basketball coach at Oregon State University. Read More

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Squirrels, weeds seize W.H. garden

Oct 15, 2013 - Politico

Obamas meet with Malala Yousafzai

Oct 12, 2013 - Politico

Obama: Wife stopped my smoking

Sep 24, 2013 - Politico

FLOTUS to industry: Boost broccoli

Sep 20, 2013 - Politico

Wife: Obama to shake 'groove thing'

Sep 17, 2013 - Politico

FLOTUS meeting on kid food marketing

Sep 14, 2013 - Politico

FLOTUS starts water drinking drive

Sep 13, 2013 - Politico

Experts: W.H. H2O push is all wet

Sep 12, 2013 - Politico

Health activists call foul on Shaq

Sep 05, 2013 - Politico

Extra large profits goal for Hugo Boss

Aug 01, 2013 - Independent

FLOTUS joins Obamacare push

Jul 24, 2013 - Politico

First lady to press on jobs for vets

Feb 25, 2013 - Politico

Michelle Obama dons Jason Wu, Thom Browne

Jan 23, 2013 - MarketWatch

Day of Service kicks off Inauguration

Jan 20, 2013 - Politico

Candidates' wives preview debate

Oct 03, 2012 - Politico

'Obama Burger' an enduring D.C. hit

Sep 12, 2012 - Politico

Articles About Michelle Obama

Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (L), and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge pose with LeBron James (R) backstage as they attend the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Brooklyn Nets game at Barclays Center
James LeBron Places His Sweaty Arm On Duchess Kate Middleton's Shoulders, Breaches Protocol [SEE PHOTO]

By IBTimes AU

James LeBron, professional American basketball player is facing backlash for keeping his arm on Kate Middleton's shoulders. (Dec 10)

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U.S. President Barack Obama is applauded by his family after his election night victory speech in Chicago
Malia Obama Pregnancy Rumours: Twitter Users Sympathise With US President's Teenage Daughter

By IBTimes AU

Twitter users have asked people not to believe in the hoax. (Dec 07)

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U.S. President Barack Obama And His Family, Daughters Malia (L) and Sasha (2nd L), first lady Michelle Obama (C)
No More Rolled Eyes & Bored Looks, Just Big Smiles For Malia & Sasha Obama At White House Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

By IBTimes AU

After unwittingly creating a social media storm last week because of their rolled eyes and bored looks, Malia and Sasha Obama appears to have learned some lessons in public appearances. On Thursday, the two presidential daughters were photographed wi... (Dec 05)

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U.S. first lady Michelle Obama (L), her daughters Sasha (C) and Malia visit the Museum of Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses, in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, March 24, 2014.
Malia Obama Gets 3rd Social Media Hit As NFL Player Reposts Her Tight Jeans Photo On Instagram

By IBTimes AU

At the rate first daughter Malia Obama is getting all the social media attention, reality star and attention-seeker Kim Kardashian should be planning her next nude photoshoot so she would again be the talk of the town. (Dec 04)

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U.S. President Barack Obama and daughter Malia disembark from Air Force One upon arrival in Cape Cod before being flown to nearby Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts, August 19, 2014. Obama is resuming to his summer vacation after returning to Washington f
Hoax Alert: After Being Criticised As Lacking Class, Malia Obama Hit By Fake Pregnancy News

By IBTimes AU

Elizabeth Lauten's criticism of Malia and Sasha Obama and her resignation over the brouhaha caused by her Facebook post as well as stories that the critic was a shoplifter during her teens is old news. (Dec 03)

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Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge takes her seat in a State Carriage for the carriage procession to Buckingham Palace, as part of the ceremonial welcome ceremony for Singapore's President Tony Tan at the start of a state visit at Horse G
Kate Middleton: Duchess Of Cambridge's Beauty Secrets Revealed By Her Skin Specialist

By IBTimes AU

Deborah Mitchell reveals how to get incredible skin like that of Kate Middleton. The skin specialist reveals Duchess of Cambridge and Duchess of Cornwall's favourite skin care products. (Nov 21)

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Kate Middleton & Margie Abbott
Kate Middleton Pregnancy Update: Duchess 'Not A Style Icon' Despite New Maternity Fashion

By IBTimes AU

The Duchess of Cambridge's fashion style is critiqued to be on the safe side and that she looks like she's dressing for a nation. (Nov 06)

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President Obama Faced A Hilariously Embarassing Situation; Saved By First Lady

By IBTimes AU

President's credit card got rejected. (Oct 22)

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A Women Looks Out Over Some Of The 2,977 Flags Laid Out To Signify The People Who Lost Their Lives In The 9/11 Attacks In New York, Washington, D.C., And Shanksville, Pennsylvania, During A Remembrance Event On The Campus Of Cuyamaca College In El Cajon,
Remembering 9/11: Celebrities Pay Tribute To The Victims Of September 11 Attack And Remember The Unforgettable Day

By IBTimes AU

President Obama and several Hollywood celebrities took to Twitter to mourn the day that rocked the U.S. Here is what celebrities have to say about 9/11 attacks. (Sep 12)

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Kim Kardashian West Feel Proud That Prseident Obama Knows Her. File Photo/Reuters/Carlo Allegri
Kim Kardashian West Reacts On Obama's Past Comments On Her And Her Family

By IBTimes AU

Kim Kardashian West has finally broken her silence. In a recent interview, the reality star opened up on the subject of President Barack Obama's remarks about her and rapper husband Kanye West. (Sep 07)

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