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Lawyer, writer and former First Lady of the United States

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Michelle Obama: Lawyer, writer and former First Lady of the United States
Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama is an American attorney and author who was the first lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017. She is married to the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama. She was the first African-American first lady.

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There have been times Michelle Obama wanted to push Barack out the window [Video]

There have been times Michelle Obama wanted to push Barack out the window

Michelle Obama insists her marriage to former President of the U.S. Barack Obama is far from perfect.

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Questions overshadow first lady, Pompeo speeches [Video]

Questions overshadow first lady, Pompeo speeches

First lady Melania Trump on Tuesday will address the Republican National Convention from the White House Rose Garden and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will speak from Israel while on a diplomatic..

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Meghan Markle to be Michelle Obama's surprise guest at virtual summit [Video]

Meghan Markle to be Michelle Obama's surprise guest at virtual summit

The Duchess of Sussex is set to feature at a virtual summit being held to encourage voting participation.

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Donald Trump: Michelle Obama speech 'extremely divisive' [Video]

Donald Trump: Michelle Obama speech 'extremely divisive'

US president Donald Trump has criticised Michelle Obama's speech at theDemocratic convention, calling it "extremely divisive".

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Michelle Obama's speech 'very divisive': Trump [Video]

Michelle Obama's speech 'very divisive': Trump

Following night 1 of the Democratic National Convention that saw former first lady Michelle Obama give a scathing attack against four more years of Donald Trump in office, Trump on Tuesday called the..

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Michelle Obama leads attack on Trump at DNC [Video]

Michelle Obama leads attack on Trump at DNC

Former First Lady Michelle Obama capped off the first night of the virtual Democratic National Convention on Monday, where a parade of high-profile speakers took President Donald Trump to task for his..

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Michelle Obama kicks off convention with message on racism [Video]

Michelle Obama kicks off convention with message on racism

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Michelle Obama says Trump is 'in over his head' [Video]

Michelle Obama says Trump is 'in over his head'

Former First Lady Michelle Obama is telling Democrats, vote like your livesdepend on it. Mrs. Obama gave a passionate speech on the first night of theDemocratic National Convention on Monday and..

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Michelle Obama: 'It is up to us' to vote for Biden [Video]

Michelle Obama: 'It is up to us' to vote for Biden

Former first lady Michelle Obama on the first night of the Democratic National Convention on Monday said, "If we want to be able to look our children in the eye after this election, we have got to..

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Michelle Obama: Vote Biden 'like our lives depend on it' [Video]

Michelle Obama: Vote Biden 'like our lives depend on it'

Former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama at the start of the DNC on Monday said President Donald Trump is "clearly in over his head" and not cut out for the job, urging Americans to vote for Joe Biden..

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Michelle Obama reveals she has 'low-grade depression' [Video]

Michelle Obama reveals she has 'low-grade depression'

The former first lady made the admission on the latest episode of 'The Michelle Obama Podcast' on Wednesday.

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Michelle Obama Talks About "Low Grade Depression" [Video]

Michelle Obama Talks About "Low Grade Depression"

Former First Lady Michelle Obama says she's suffering from a "low-grade depression." Obama says her depression has been brought on by several factors: the pandemic, race relations in the US and the..

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A do-over for Melania Trump, whose convention speech four years ago borrowed from Michelle Obama.


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'The West Wing' original cast will reunite and urge you to vote in HBO Max special

Rob Lowe, Allison Janney, Martin Sheen and more "West Wing" stars to reunite for an HBO Max special to benefit Michelle Obama's get out the vote org.
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Meghan joins forces with Michelle Obama's voter registration organization

Michelle Obama's When We All Vote organization has enlisted several powerful women to encourage voter registration.
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Former Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett on the impact of the 2020 DNC

Former President Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about the 2020 Democratic National Convention, and Michelle Obama's "powerful" speech.
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Michelle Obama, John Kasich, coronavirus: How Republicans reacted to night 1 of the DNC convention

Republicans watching the Democratic National Convention were critical about Democratic claims about coronavirus, John Kasich and Michelle Obama.
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'Over her head': Trump slams Michelle Obama's DNC speech as 'divisive' and unworthy of 'fawning reviews'

Michelle Obama said Trump is the 'wrong president for our country' during her headlining speech on the Democratic National Convention's opening night.
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Everyone's obsessed with Michelle Obama's vote necklace—here's where you can get one

Michelle Obama debuted a "vote" necklace during the 2020 Democratic National Convention. Here's where to get it and similar necklace styles.
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Trump calls Michelle Obama's speech 'divisive'

President Donald Trump says former First Lady Michelle Obama's speech during the first night of the virtual Democratic Convention was 'divisive.' (Aug. 18)  
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Michelle Obama's speech took down Trump, elevated the DNC's weird Zoom call energy

The DNC was virtual and strange, with Eva Longoria, Bernie Sanders and Megan Rapinoe. Michelle Obama rebuked Trump in her speech: "It is what it is."
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The biggest moments and takeaways from the first night of the DNC

CBS News' John Dickerson joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about Michelle Obama's speech and the shows of unity on night one of the Democratic National Convention.
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Exclusive clip: Michelle Obama's brother reveals what he first thought of Barack Obama on podcast

Michelle Obama's brother Craig Robinson is sharing his first memory of Barack Obama as the latest guest on the former first lady's podcast.
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DNC message from former First Lady Michelle Obama: Biden “knows what it takes”

One message rang out after the first night of the Democratic National Convention: the party is uniting behind former Vice President Joe Biden. The previous 2020 Democratic presidential candidates..
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DNC speakers deliver despite digital format

Michelle Obama delivered the big speech of the first night of the virtual Democratic National Convention. (Aug. 18)  
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First night of Democratic National Convention focuses on unity and pandemic toll

The Democratic National Convention kicked off Monday with Americans discussing the impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on them, while Democrats -- and some Republicans -- pushed for a message of..
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Michelle Obama: It will get worse if Trump wins

Former First Lady Michelle Obama is urging Americans to vote for Joe Biden, telling the virtual Democratic National Convention "if you think things possibly can't get worse, trust me, they can and they..
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Donald Trump retweets his response to the first day of the Democratic National Convention

President Donald Trump unloaded in a series of retweets just after former first lady Michelle Obama finished her remarks.
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Michelle Obama Calls Trump ‘Wrong President for Our Country,’ Urging Voters to Act

Speaking in deeply personal terms, the former first lady says the country has been living with the failures of a president who is not up to the task.
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Michelle Obama: "We have got to vote for Joe Biden like our lives depend on it"

Michelle Obama closed out the first night of the Democratic National Convention with a passionate plea to vote for Joe Biden. "If you think things cannot possibly get worse, trust me, they can; and..
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The Biggest Moments From Night 1 of the Democratic Convention

Michelle Obama’s voting plea, Bernie Sanders’s call to circle around Joe Biden and a moment of silence for George Floyd: The virtual gathering was surreal, but still powerful at times.
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Michelle Obama goes 'high', GOP's John Kasich blasts Trump and other top moments from the DNC's opening night

The first night of the Democratic National Convention included remarks from Michelle Obama and some Republicans who are now backing Joe Biden
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Michelle Obama delivers scathing rebuke of Trump

Former first lady Michelle Obama implored Americans to back Joe Biden and offered a scathing rebuke of President Donald Trump as she delivered the keynote address on the first night of the virtual..
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Michelle Obama: Trump 'wrong' and 'over his head'

Former first lady Michelle Obama assailed President Donald Trump Monday night, delivering a scathing critique of the Republican president who replaced her husband as the Democrats opened their national..
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Full Michelle Obama D.N.C. Speech Transcript

Michelle Obama, the former first lady, was the keynote speaker on the first night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
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Michelle Obama Goes After Donald Trump in Democratic Convention Speech

Michelle Obama was the clear star of the first night of the Democratic National Convention, and even though she only mentioned Donald Trump by name once ... she went for the jugular -- and she even..
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Michelle Obama 'VOTE' necklace goes viral in DNC speech about the importance of voting

The Former First Lady gave a passionate speech at the DNC focused on the importance of voting, and took that message down to the last little detail: a necklace that spelled "V-O-T-E"
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Read Michelle Obama's full keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention

Former first lady Michelle Obama closed out speeches for the first day of the Democratic National Convention, asking voters to turn out for Biden.
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Michelle Obama will anchor Monday’s convention program.


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Watch LIVE: DNC Night 1

Michelle Obama, Bernie Sanders among speakers.
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DNC Schedule, Speakers List, Start Time, Live Stream and More

Michelle Obama and Bernie Sanders will headline the first night of the convention on Monday.
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2020 Daily Trail Markers: DNC like none other kicks off

Michelle Obama will give the keynote address on Monday night.
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Live coverage: Michelle Obama, Sen. Sanders headline first night of virtual Democratic Convention

Democrats are gathering (virtually) for the first night of their nominating convention, an event they hope will build excitement for Joe Biden.
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Michelle Obama Ready to Sing Joe Biden's Praises at Democratic Convention

Michelle Obama's ready to throw her full support behind Joe Biden in front of millions of screens ... calling him a decent man while taking thinly veiled shots at President Trump. The DNC just released..
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What to expect on Day 1 of the Democratic National Convention

The Democrats' virtual convention kicks off Monday evening, with speeches from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and former first lady Michelle Obama. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe, CBS News..
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Michelle Obama announces new “Let’s Move!” initiatives

The first lady marked the fourth anniversary of her health and fitness campaign “Let’s Move” by highlighting progress being made in schools to give kids healthy choices.
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Michelle Obama wants Amy Poehler to cook her dinner

The first lady said she and the “Parks and Recreation” star are “best friends” during a trip to Miami to promote a healthy lifestyles for kids on the fourth birthday of her “Let’s Move!”..
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Michelle Obama hosts screening of "The Trip to Bountiful"

The first lady honors actress Cicely Tyson, plus Liam Neeson and Julianne Moore hit the red carpet for "Non-Stop." Bigad Shaban has today's Eye on Entertainment.
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A Full Guide to Night 1 of Democratic Convention

Michelle Obama will appear, and Democrats will see whether there’s an anti-Trump consensus or a mishmash of messaging, with speakers ranging ideologically from Bernie Sanders to John Kasich.
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What You Need to Know About the 2020 Democratic National Convention

Michelle Obama will appear, and Democrats will see whether there’s an anti-Trump consensus or a mishmash of messaging, with speakers ranging ideologically from Bernie Sanders to John Kasich.
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Monday at the DNC: Sanders, Kasich to speak as Democrats look to unite both sides of the aisle

Monday's opening night for the Democratic convention will be an appeal to both sides of the political aisle. Michelle Obama is keynote speaker.
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Nancy Pelosi, Michelle Obama, Condi Rice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg among Women of the Century for politics

Senators, Supreme Court justices, a former secretary of state and first lady are on USA TODAY's centennial list of influential women for politics.
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First lady's SOTU guests: Boston bombing victims & NBA's Jason Collins

At the State of the Union address, first lady Michelle Obama will sit with two survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing and former NBA player Jason Collins, the first American in a major team sport to..
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First lady preps for milestone birthday

Michelle Obama is preparing for her 50th birthday in Hawaii. Major Garrett reports on the festivities she has planned with close friends as well as the star-studded White House party that is expected.
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Students criticize Michelle Obama's school lunch plan

Michelle Obama is facing criticism from some high school kids who say the government's new school lunch regulations are a little hard to swallow. Sharyl Attkisson reports.
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Michelle Obama reads "The Night Before Christmas"

Flanked by dogs Bo and Sunny, the first lady read the holiday classic during a visit to the Children's National Health System.
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World leaders travel to South Africa for Nelson Mandela memorial

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama traveled to South Africa Monday, alongside former President George W. Bush and his wife and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. As many as..
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Democrats roll out prime time convention speakers

Michelle Obama, Jill Biden and former President Obama are set to deliver keynote addresses. Former Governor John Kasich, a Republican, will also address the convention.
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How the Democrats Are Lining Up Their Convention Speakers

Prime-time keynote speeches will feature Michelle Obama on Monday, Jill Biden on Tuesday and Barack Obama on Wednesday before Joe Biden’s acceptance address on Thursday.
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Michelle Obama has a 'Black girl magic' playlist for you

Michelle Obama would like to be your DJ with a 41-track playlist featuring Beyonce, Jhene Aiko, Jill Scott and more Black female artists.
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Michelle Obama Says She Is Dealing With ‘Low-Grade Depression’

In her new podcast, the former first lady connected her experience with the effects of quarantine and news about civil unrest and politics.
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Michelle Obama says she's suffering from 'low-grade depression.' What does that mean?

Low-grade depression is not an official diagnosis, but can have serious consequences for quality of life.
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