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Gallup: Michelle Obama Is Most Admired US Woman

The Hill reports: Former first lady Michelle Obama was named the most admired woman in the U.S. for the third consecutive year according to Gallup polling released Tuesday. Ten percent of Americans named Obama as their most-admired woman, followed by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, the first woman elected to the office, with 6 percent. First lady Melania Trump received 4 …

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Michelle: Trump’s Racist Lies Put My Family In Danger

USA Today reports: In a lengthy Instagram post, Michelle Obama, 56, recalled husband and former President Barack Obama’s transition after Trump won the 2016 election, during which the couple worked to help prepare the Trump administration for the tasks ahead, just as “George and Laura Bush had done for us.” They offered meetings and “detailed memos” to Donald and Melania …

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Michelle Obama Issues Blistering “Closing Argument”

The Hill reports: Former first lady Michelle Obama launched a series of blistering attacks against President Trump on Tuesday, describing his policies as “racist” and accusing him endangering American lives with his behavior during the pandemic. Obama, who rarely gets involved day-to-day political fights, said in a 24-minute-long video meant as a “closing argument” for voters to turn out for …

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Obama Is World’s Most-Admired Man (Trump Is #15)

Glorious Leader isn’t going to like this: Former President Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama now hold the top spots for most admired man and woman in the world in the British data firm YouGov’s annual poll released Tuesday. Barack Obama ousted Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates from the most admired title for the first time since YouGov …

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Michelle Obama’s DNC Speech: Trump Is In Over His Head, He Simply Can’t Do The Job, “It Is What It Is”

CNBC reports: Michelle Obama had one message for Americans at Monday night’s Democratic National Convention: “If you think things cannot possibly get worse, trust me, they can; and they will if we don’t make a change in this election.” It was a dire warning, but it captured the essence of a speech marked by a sense of urgency and bleak …

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Tonight: Michelle Obama Kicks Off Dem Convention

ABC News reports: Democrats will open their mostly virtual convention in Milwaukee Monday under the theme of unity, with speakers who represent the party’s progressive and traditional platforms. “As we have learned throughout our history, when we stand united, we can overcome anything, including the monumental challenges we face today,” the Democratic National Convention Committee said in a release. Former …

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Michelle Obama: Vote Early Or Vote By Mail [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Former first lady Michelle Obama urged Americans to vote by mail or vote early ahead of the approaching November elections amid the coronavirus pandemic. Obama called on Americans to make sure they and those around them are registered to vote and are educated on their options for early voting or voting by mail. Her message was part …

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First Night Of Dem Convention To Feature Michelle Obama, Bernie Sanders, John Kasich In Unity Message

CNN reports: The first night of the Democratic National Convention is currently expected to bring a message of unity featuring Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, former first lady Michelle Obama and former Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich, according to a source who has seen current convention plans. The speakers represent a wide political spectrum of support for former Vice President Joe …

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Obamas Address Unrest In Message To Class Of 2020

Deadline reports: As in previous public statements of late, Obama never said the name Donald Trump, but left no one unclear who he was spotlighting as gaslighting the divisions in America for personal and ideological gain. “Democracy isn’t about relying on some charismatic leader to make changes from on high,” he proclaimed. “It’s about finding hope in ourselves, and creating …

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Netflix Doc On Michelle Obama To Debut On May 6th

The Hollywood Reporter reports: A documentary feature about Michelle Obama — the existence of which has been kept top-secret for months — will be made available worldwide on Netflix on May 6. Becoming, like reigning best documentary feature Oscar winner American Factory, originated from Higher Ground, the production company run by former President Barack Obama and the former first lady, …

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Biden Would Pick Michele Obama “In A Heartbeat”

Pittsburgh’s CBS News affiliate reports: Joe Biden says he would take Michelle Obama to be his running mate for the 2020 presidential election. The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee told KDKA’s Jon Delano that the former first lady would be a strong addition as VP if he thought she would accept the nomination. “I’d take her in a heartbeat,” Biden said …

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Michelle Obama To Support Push For Mail-In Voting

Axios reports: Michelle Obama will throw her support today behind expanding vote-by-mail options, advisers tell Axios, with her voting rights group embracing legislation before Congress amid coronavirus fears. Why it matters: It’s the first time the celebrity-backed organization has endorsed federal legislation — and it comes as Democrats await the Obamas’ return to the political stage to help Joe Biden. …

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DETROIT: Michelle Obama Cancels GOTV Rally

Reuters reports: A get-out-the-vote rally with Michelle Obama is getting canceled due to coronavirus fears. The former first lady was poised to be on-hand on March 27 at the kick-off rally for When We All Vote in Detroit. In a Wednesday message, the organization — a nonpartisan group that works to increase voter participation across the country — told supporters …

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Another School To Be Named For Michelle Obama

Via press release: The West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education voted unanimously tonight to rename one of its elementary schools after former First Lady Michelle Obama. The Board’s vote makes the school the first in Northern California and the second in the state named after the former first lady. The Board considered the proposal after receiving a …

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Biden Jokes About Michelle Obama As Running Mate

The Hill reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden quipped Tuesday that he would “love” for former first lady Michelle Obama to serve as his own vice president. At a campaign stop in Muscatine, Iowa, Biden was asked if he would consider appointing Obama to the Supreme Court. “Yeah, I would, but I don’t think he’d do it,” Biden responded. “He’d …

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Michelle Obama Wins Grammy For Best Spoken Word

The Associated Press reports: Michelle Obama is a Grammy winner. The former first lady won her first Grammy Award on Sunday for best spoken word album for the audio book of her 2019 memoir “Becoming.” Obama was not on hand to accept the award handed out at the Staples Center in Los Angeles during the Grammys pre-telecast ceremony. Her husband, …

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USDA Guts Michelle Obama’s School Lunch Program

The Washington Post reports: The U.S. Department of Agriculture has taken another whack at former first lady Michelle Obama’s signature achievement: Establishing stricter nutritional standards for school breakfasts and lunches.  On Friday, USDA Deputy Under Secretary Brandon Lipps announced new proposed rules for the Food and Nutrition Service that would allow schools to cut the amount of vegetables and fruits …

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Michelle Obama To Launch Instagram Video Series

Axios reports: Former First Lady Michelle Obama is partnering with the digital media company ATTN: to launch a video series on IGTV, Instagram’s video platform. “A Year of Firsts” shows inspiring stories about students navigating their first year through college. Why it matters: The Obamas have maintained a strong media presence through civic media projects on newer tech platforms. The …

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Michelle Obama Tweets Encouragement To Greta

The Hill reports: Former first lady Michelle Obama sent a message of encouragement to 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg early Friday morning after she faced ridicule from President Trump, telling the teenager to “ignore the doubters.” Trump tweeted Thursday that it was “ridiculous” that Time magazine chose Thunberg as its 2019 “Person of the Year,” an honor he was …

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Tucker Carlson: Obama Hasn’t Endorsed Biden Because Michelle Might Still Enter The Presidential Race [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Monday speculated that former President Obama has not backed his former Vice President Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential race because his wife, Michelle Obama, may still enter the 2020 presidential race — despite her numerous previous comments insisting she won’t run for president. “Don’t bet against Michelle Obama,” Carlson said …

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