Tag Archives: Michelle Obama

16Nov/16

West Virginia mayor out after “ape in heels” comment

The mayor of a tiny West Virginia town has resigned amid outrage over her comment on social media describing first lady Michelle Obama an “ape in heels”. Linda So reports.
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10Nov/16

Obama-Trump meeting ‘less awkward’: White House

U.S. President Barack Obama’s Oval Office meeting with his elected successor, Donald Trump, was “less awkward” than some might have expected, according to White House spokesman Josh Earnest. Continue reading

08Nov/16

Massive Clinton rally with Bruce Springsteen held in Philadelphia

U.S. President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, singer Bruce Springsteen, Chelsea and Bill Clinton, along with tens of thousands of supporters, campaign for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Philadelphia in what is her second-to-last campaign event before Election Day. Continue reading

07Nov/16

Stevie Wonder says vote, ‘don’t be superstitious’

“Don’t be superstituous because I don’t want you to listen to this foolishness. Foolishness about ‘your vote doesn’t matter.’ Your vote does matter,” says musician Stevie Wonder. Continue reading

06Nov/16
U.S. President Barack Obama

Obama ribs Trump over reported Twitter block

Singer Stevie Wonder joins U.S. President Barack Obama at a campaign in Kissimmee, Florida. Obama mocks Donald Trump over reports that the Trump campaign has barred the GOP nominee from using Twitter.
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05Nov/16
Alyse Laemmle

A woman president — historic or no big deal?

When Alyse Laemmle was born, women couldn’t vote for president. On Election Day, the centenarian will cast her vote for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, who hopes to be the first female U.S. president. But far from viewing that possibility as historic, Laemmle says, “it’s no big deal for me, it’s the way it should be.” And other women across the generations agree.

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03Nov/16

A timeline of President Barack Obama’s presidency

Barack Obama rose from humble roots to become America’s first black president, championing a new healthcare law and forging diplomatic breakthroughs with Iran and Cuba amid staunch Republican opposition.

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01Nov/16

Obama: “Choose Hope”

U.S. President Barack Obama called on Ohio voters to “choose hope” as he made the case for electing Democrat Hillary Clinton as his successor at the White House. Continue reading

31Oct/16

‘Thriller’ at the White House

The Obama’s dance to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” as they celebrate Halloween with children at the White House.
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17Sep/16

Reversing himself after years, Trump concedes Obama was born in U.S.

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who has long questioned President Barack Obama’s U.S. citizenship, acknowledges the president was born in the United States.

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