Michelle Obama

Former President Bill Clinton at the Democratic National Convention (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Thanks To Clint And Clinton, We Almost Stayed Awake

The Republican and Democratic National Conventions of 2012 – yawn-per-yawn – have to be the most uninspiring political conventions in recent history.


First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at the Democratic National Convention (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Democrats Offer A Positive Vision For The Future At Convention After GOP Offers Only Attacks

Sitting in the Time Warner Cable Arena last night I was struck by how different the Democratic National Convention was from the Republican event last week. Unlike the Republicans in Tampa, Democrats focused on the fight to preserve the middle class and the American Dream.


Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) speaks at the 2012 Democratic National Convention (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: 2012 Democratic National Convention: Superstar-less And On The Defensive

What a difference four horrendous years makes. Thinking back to the Democratic National Convention of 2008 and now seeing what’s going on in Charlotte, North Carolina this week at the Democratic National Convention of 2012 shows stark differences. The Democrats have no star power and pale in comparison to the Republicans’ star-packed convention in Tampa.


The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has named these three astronauts as the prime crew of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission. Left to right, are Neil A. Armstrong, commander; Michael Collins, command module pilot; and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot. The 30th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon mission is celebrated July 20, 1999. (credit: NASA/Newsmakers)

President Obama Reacts To Neil Armstrong’s Passing

Statement by the President on the Passing of Neil Armstrong


Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton (credit: SONNY TUMBELAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Will Hillary Save The White House For Obama?

With President Barack Obama’s Vice President Joe Biden messing up more and more on the campaign trail as time passes, rumors of Biden being sent home to Delaware for good have abounded since last Friday. Will Hillary Clinton step into his place to save the White House for Obama and the Democrats?


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Become ‘Commander In Chic’ With Style Tips From Mikki Taylor

Michelle Obama is most often recognized for her sense of style and grace. So it is very “fitting” that Mikki Taylor, the editor-at-large for Essence Magazine, chose to use the First Lady as her muse in “Commander in Chic: Every Woman’s Guide to Managing Her Style Like a First Lady.” Taylor stopped by KCAL9 Friday to spill secrets about her new book.

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Satisfy Subway’s ‘Add-vocado’ Challenge With Chef Robert Irvine

It’s “ADD-vocado Season” at SUBWAY® restaurants nationwide! Chef Robert Irvine is joining forces with the sandwich chain, promising to eat avocado every day for the next 84 days. He stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to talk about his culinary quest and his show “Restaurant: Impossible.”

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UCLA Student Honored At The White House As ‘Champion Of Change’

UCLA student Cameron Hajialiakbar was among 10 people honored at a White House ceremony Thursday as a “Champion of Change.”


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First Lady Michelle Obama Promotes Healthy Food Initiative During Southland Visit

First Lady Michelle Obama is pushing for fresh, healthy food in one of Southern California’s most impoverished neighborhoods. She spoke at the future site of a Northgate Gonzales Market in Inglewood Wednesday morning.

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First Lady Set To Begin Two-Day Southland Visit

First lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to begin a two-day visit to Southern California Tuesday, when she will appear on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and speak at a Democratic National Committee fundraising reception in Beverly Hills.

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First Lady Michelle Obama To Visit Southern California For Fundraising Swing

First lady Michelle Obama will spend two days in the Southland next week, speaking at a pair of Democratic National Committee fundraisers and appearing on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”

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SoCal Attorney, Army Sergeant Invited To Sit In First Lady’s Box For State Of The Union

An attorney and an Army sergeant were among the guests in First Lady Michelle Obama’s box at Tuesday night’s State of the Union address by President Barack Obama.

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Michelle Obama And Former First Ladies To Attended Betty Ford Funeral Tuesday

Tuesday’s memorial service for former first lady Betty Ford will be attended by current and former first ladies Michelle Obama, Nancy Reagan, Hillary Clinton and Rosalynn Carter.


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Michelle Obama Pushes For Hollywood Support Of Military Families

First lady Michelle Obama took time off from a fundraising trip to the Southland Monday to encourage Hollywood writers and producers to help in her initiative to raise awareness of military families by telling more stories about them.

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Michelle Obama Visits Los Angeles To Fundraise, Talk To Military Families

First Lady Michelle Obama is holding fund-raising events Monday for President Barack Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/13/2011