44: The Obama Presidency



Michelle Obama

'Emotional' Michelle Obama announces White House mentoring program for girls

First lady Michelle Obama, who has often talked about the influence of role models in her life, announced a year-long mentoring program at the White House for area high school girls.

Posted on November 2, 2009 at 05:32 PM ET | Comments (37)

Dispatch: The International Olympic Committee Session Opening Ceremony

The Post's Robin Givhan was the White House pool reporter for the opening ceremony of the 121st International Olympic Committee Session in Copenhagen Thursday. Her report.

Posted on October 1, 2009 at 03:31 PM ET | Comments (4)

The Obamas' Big Apple Escape: Dinner and a Show

Associated Press President Obama made good Saturday night on a campaign promise to his wife,...

Posted on May 31, 2009 at 01:27 PM ET | Comments (26)

First Lady Dines Out in New York

By Robin Givhan On her first trip to New York City as first lady, Michelle...

Posted on May 6, 2009 at 11:20 AM ET | Comments (4)

Mrs. Obama, Sweeping the Clouds Away in N.Y.

By DeNeen L. Brown On her first visit to New York since she became first...

Posted on May 5, 2009 at 08:45 PM ET | Comments (9)

Michelle Obama Announces $50 Million Fund for Nonprofits

By Philip Rucker President Obama's budget for next year will include $50 million to help...

Posted on May 5, 2009 at 08:00 PM ET | Comments (5)

First Lady Takes in Rowling, Ballet

First lady Michelle Obama applauds dancers after they performed Giselle on stage during a visit...

Posted on April 2, 2009 at 08:07 AM ET | Comments (4)

First Lady Guides District Children Through a History Lesson

First lady Michelle Obama invited about 180 students from D.C. schools to the East Room of the White House today for a celebration of African American History Month and to hear a performance by the famous a cappella ensemble, "Sweet Honey in the Rock."

Posted on February 18, 2009 at 07:39 PM ET | Comments (10)

First Lady Dresses Through the Years

Florence Harding's dress features pearlized sequins on tulle and rhinestone-trimmed blue velvet ribbon. It was...

Posted on January 12, 2009 at 02:19 PM ET | Comments (0)

Obama's Lawyer Connected to Controversial Program

Susan Sher and Michelle Obama worked on medical center initiatives that have become the focus of a Senate Republican's inquiry into whether the nonprofit hospital has been "culling the least profitable patients from its emergency room."

Posted on January 9, 2009 at 05:45 PM ET | Comments (6)

Michelle Obama Preps for Her Big Night

Michelle Obama walked the stage and tested out the convention podium this morning, but didn't have a whole lot to say about her big speech tonight.

Posted on August 25, 2008 at 02:29 PM ET | Comments (6)


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