Michelle Obama http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Michelle Obama en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 25 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Thu, 25 Dec 2014 20:00:52 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss At rallies, Obama casts 2014 as key for his legacy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661523/At-rallies-Obama-casts-2014-as-key-for-his-legacy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661523/At-rallies-Obama-casts-2014-as-key-for-his-legacy.html Marching onto the campaign trail for the first time this year, President Barack Obama cast Democrats' success in this year's... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:00:00 MDT Obama's under-used credit card declined in New York cafe http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661364/Obamas-under-used-credit-card-declined-in-New-York-cafe.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661364/Obamas-under-used-credit-card-declined-in-New-York-cafe.html The Secret Service is charged with watching the president's back, but who's watching his wallet? Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:52:05 MDT Mitt Romney campaigns with Iowa Senate candidate Ernst http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661084/Mitt-Romney-campaigns-with-Iowa-Senate-candidate-Ernst.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661084/Mitt-Romney-campaigns-with-Iowa-Senate-candidate-Ernst.html Republican Mitt Romney is visiting Iowa for U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst as her battle with Democrat Bruce Braley enters... Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:14:17 MDT Democrat Alison Grimes won't say if she voted for Obama http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660951/Democrat-Alison-Grimes-wont-say-if-she-voted-for-Obama.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660951/Democrat-Alison-Grimes-wont-say-if-she-voted-for-Obama.html Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell said Friday that Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes is deceiving voters by staying mum on... Fri, 10 Oct 2014 18:35:53 MDT First lady stumps for Democrats in Michigan, Iowa http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660968/First-lady-stumps-for-Democrats-in-Michigan-Iowa.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660968/First-lady-stumps-for-Democrats-in-Michigan-Iowa.html Democratic candidates in Iowa and Michigan for hotly-contested open U.S. Senate seats got a charisma boost Friday from the... Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:51:18 MDT Girl Scouts membership drops sharply for second year in a row http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660943/Girl-Scouts-membership-drops-sharply-for-second-year-in-a-row.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660943/Girl-Scouts-membership-drops-sharply-for-second-year-in-a-row.html For the second straight year, youth and adult membership in the Girl Scouts has dropped sharply, intensifying pressure on the... Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:34:33 MDT Obama's midterm effort getting off to late start http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660824/Obamas-midterm-effort-getting-off-to-late-start.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660824/Obamas-midterm-effort-getting-off-to-late-start.html Less than a month away from the midterm elections, President Barack Obama's campaign schedule is getting off to a late start. Tue, 07 Oct 2014 19:07:17 MDT Michelle Obama campaigning in Wisconsin, Illinois http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660817/Michelle-Obama-campaigning-in-Wisconsin-Illinois.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660817/Michelle-Obama-campaigning-in-Wisconsin-Illinois.html First lady Michelle Obama was due back in Wisconsin on Tuesday to campaign again for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary... Tue, 07 Oct 2014 11:42:36 MDT First lady stumps in New England to for Democrats http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660601/First-lady-stumps-in-New-England-to-for-Democrats.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660601/First-lady-stumps-in-New-England-to-for-Democrats.html First lady Michelle Obama made a political swing through New England Friday on behalf of Democrats running for governor in... Fri, 03 Oct 2014 18:09:54 MDT Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660508/Secret-Service-chief-quits-due-to-security-lapses.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660508/Secret-Service-chief-quits-due-to-security-lapses.html Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling... Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:50:00 MDT Security breached: Intruder gets into White House through the front door http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659937/Security-breached-Intruder-gets-into-White-House-through-the-front-door.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659937/Security-breached-Intruder-gets-into-White-House-through-the-front-door.html A man jumped over the fence of the White House on Friday and made it through the front door before officers managed to... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:00:00 MDT Chicago, NY, Hawaii on Obama library's short list http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659736/Chicago-NY-Hawaii-on-Obama-librarys-short-list.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659736/Chicago-NY-Hawaii-on-Obama-librarys-short-list.html Chicago, New York and Honolulu have made the short list to host Barack Obama's future presidential library. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:31:55 MDT William Rice: First lady's fight for healthier food needs support http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610912/First-ladys-fight-for-healthier-food-needs-support.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610912/First-ladys-fight-for-healthier-food-needs-support.html Writer responds to the question, "Should parents back Michelle Obama’s renewed quest for healthy school lunches?” Sun, 14 Sep 2014 00:00:00 MDT Daren Bakst: Parents, not bureaucrats, should decide what kids eat http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610910/Parents-not-bureaucrats-should-decide-what-kids-eat.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610910/Parents-not-bureaucrats-should-decide-what-kids-eat.html The writer responds to the question, "Should parents back Michelle Obama's renewed quest for healthy school lunch?" Sun, 14 Sep 2014 00:00:00 MDT Across the years, Obama's 9/11 message varies http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659450/Across-the-years-Obamas-911-message-varies.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659450/Across-the-years-Obamas-911-message-varies.html Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:45:00 MDT Obamas attend wedding of their longtime chef http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658933/Obamas-attend-wedding-of-their-longtime-chef.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658933/Obamas-attend-wedding-of-their-longtime-chef.html Setting aside for a few hours the pressures of trying to calm the world's trouble spots, President Barack Obama assumed the... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:10:10 MDT Obama to attend wedding of longtime personal chef; chef marrying MSNBC host http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658845/Obama-to-attend-wedding-of-longtime-personal-chef-chef-marrying-MSNBC-host.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658845/Obama-to-attend-wedding-of-longtime-personal-chef-chef-marrying-MSNBC-host.html Wedding bells are about to ring for someone President Barack Obama thinks of as family. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:00 MDT Obama back in DC amid crises, as if he never left http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658731/Obama-back-in-DC-amid-crises-as-if-he-never-left.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765658731/Obama-back-in-DC-amid-crises-as-if-he-never-left.html While in office, former President George H. W. Bush once plaintively asked, "What is it about August?" Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:57:48 MDT First lady asks leaders to change gender attitudes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657594/First-lady-asks-leaders-to-change-gender-attitudes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657594/First-lady-asks-leaders-to-change-gender-attitudes.html Michelle Obama is calling on young African leaders to change longtime "attitudes and beliefs" that harm girls and women. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:51:12 MDT Obama maintains busy fundraising schedule, even when crises occur http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657391/Obama-maintains-busy-fundraising-schedule-even-when-crises-occur.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657391/Obama-maintains-busy-fundraising-schedule-even-when-crises-occur.html Last week it was Hollywood glitterati. The week before it was Wall Street financiers. Regardless of what is going on in... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:15:00 MDT Dollars for Obama library roll in from NY, Chicago http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656740/Dollars-for-Obama-library-roll-in-from-NY-Chicago.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656740/Dollars-for-Obama-library-roll-in-from-NY-Chicago.html The first major donations to President Barack Obama's future presidential library are rolling in from New York and Chicago. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:51:11 MDT Letter: Teaching about food http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606559/Letter-Teaching-about-food.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606559/Letter-Teaching-about-food.html It is entirely possible that children learn to eat the foods they do not like. An understanding of proper nutrition is so... Wed, 09 Jul 2014 00:00:00 MDT Obama lauds service members at July Fourth picnic http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656217/Obama-lauds-service-members-at--July-Fourth-picnic.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656217/Obama-lauds-service-members-at--July-Fourth-picnic.html President Barack Obama says the extraordinary sacrifices by U.S. service members are keeping America safe and free. Fri, 04 Jul 2014 18:18:38 MDT Obama encouraging family-friendly work policies http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655613/Obama-encouraging-family-friendly-work-policies.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655613/Obama-encouraging-family-friendly-work-policies.html President Barack Obama is encouraging more employers to adopt family-friendly policies by hosting a daylong summit Monday,... Mon, 23 Jun 2014 00:00:00 MDT The Obamas want their daughters to experience minimum wage jobs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605530/The-Obamas-want-their-daughters-to-experience-minimum-wage-jobs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605530/The-Obamas-want-their-daughters-to-experience-minimum-wage-jobs.html Malia and Sasha Obama would build character in a minimum-wage job, President and first lady Obama agreed in an interview with... Sat, 21 Jun 2014 16:55:51 MDT First lady Michelle Obama makes pitch for immigration overhaul http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655325/First-lady-Michelle-Obama-makes-pitch-for-immigration-overhaul.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655325/First-lady-Michelle-Obama-makes-pitch-for-immigration-overhaul.html Michelle Obama turned a flag-waving swearing-in ceremony for 50 new American citizens Wednesday into a platform to call for... Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:36:58 MDT Obama considers special forces to help in Iraq http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655156/Obama-considers-special-forces-to-help-in-Iraq.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655156/Obama-considers-special-forces-to-help-in-Iraq.html Three U.S. officials say the White House is considering sending a small number of American special forces soldiers to Iraq in... Mon, 16 Jun 2014 00:00:00 MDT Obama: Much more needed to help Native Americans http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654972/Obama-Much-more-needed-to-help-Native-Americans.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654972/Obama-Much-more-needed-to-help-Native-Americans.html President Barack Obama says the relationship between the U.S. government and tribal nations is stronger today than ever. But... Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:16:03 MDT Food fight: Poll reports few believe school lunches should be federally regulated http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604881/Food-fight-Poll-reports-few-believe-school-lunches-should-be-federally-regulated.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604881/Food-fight-Poll-reports-few-believe-school-lunches-should-be-federally-regulated.html Healthy lunch regulations are resulting in wasted food that kids won't eat, critics contend. A new poll shows that most... Wed, 11 Jun 2014 04:10:00 MDT Salt Lake City won't bid for 2016 Democratic National Convention http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604805/Salt-Lake-City-wont-bid-for-2016-Democratic-National-Convention.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604805/Salt-Lake-City-wont-bid-for-2016-Democratic-National-Convention.html Utah's capital city won't be competing to host the Democratic National Convention in 2016, despite an invitation to bid to be... Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:45:33 MDT Poet Maya Angelou remembered for wisdom, clarity http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654613/Poet-Maya-Angelou-remembered-for-wisdom-clarity.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654613/Poet-Maya-Angelou-remembered-for-wisdom-clarity.html First lady Michelle Obama lauded poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou as the first person who let her know she could be a... Sat, 07 Jun 2014 22:25:23 MDT Kenya: US Embassy ups defenses amid terror fears http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654497/Kenya-US-Embassy-ups-defenses-amid-terror-fears.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654497/Kenya-US-Embassy-ups-defenses-amid-terror-fears.html The armed U.S. Marine stood behind sandbags atop the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi and looked through binoculars. What he saw was a... Thu, 05 Jun 2014 07:58:42 MDT First lady promotes effort to end vet homelessness http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654454/First-lady-promotes-effort-to-end-vet-homelessness.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654454/First-lady-promotes-effort-to-end-vet-homelessness.html Amid a furor over the failings of federal health-care programs for veterans, Michelle Obama was putting the spotlight... Wed, 04 Jun 2014 06:47:44 MDT Kathleen Parker: Eating Michelle's lunch http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604343/Eating-Michelles-lunch.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604343/Eating-Michelles-lunch.html We can't all have a chef or send our children to private schools with meatier lunches, as the Obamas do. But we can feed our... Tue, 03 Jun 2014 22:59:26 MDT Who pays for first lady's fabulous fashions? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654344/Who-pays-for-first-ladys-fabulous-fashions.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654344/Who-pays-for-first-ladys-fabulous-fashions.html Michelle Obama's fashionable clothing has become something of a given in her five-plus years as first lady. Yet her wardrobe... Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:06:57 MDT Join the discussion: Should the government mandate healthy eating in schools? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604219/Join-the-discussion-Should-the-government-mandate-healthy-eating-in-schools.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604219/Join-the-discussion-Should-the-government-mandate-healthy-eating-in-schools.html If we want to have healthy children, we need to regulate school lunches, according to a recent op-ed by Michelle Obama in the... Mon, 02 Jun 2014 08:00:00 MDT Jay Evensen: School nutrition? Why not emphasize physical fitness instead? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604066/School-nutrition-Why-not-emphasize-physical-fitness-instead.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604066/School-nutrition-Why-not-emphasize-physical-fitness-instead.html To strangle a metaphor, school lunches and breakfasts always stir political pots. But a nation that is obsessed with sports... Thu, 29 May 2014 00:00:00 MDT Oregon State fires basketball coach Craig Robinson http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653081/Oregon-State-fires-basketball-coach-Craig-Robinson.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653081/Oregon-State-fires-basketball-coach-Craig-Robinson.html Reversing his course from five weeks earlier, De Carolis fired Robinson on Monday, ending the tenure of a coach who brought... Mon, 05 May 2014 16:46:48 MDT Michelle Obama inaugurates new Met costume center http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653054/Michelle-Obama-inaugurates-new-Met-costume-center.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653054/Michelle-Obama-inaugurates-new-Met-costume-center.html Michelle Obama, one of the most fashion-conscious first ladies in decades, was joining a who's who of top designers Monday to... Mon, 05 May 2014 11:48:15 MDT White House reporters honor black journalist http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653008/White-House-reporters-honor-black-journalist.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653008/White-House-reporters-honor-black-journalist.html Harry McAlpin was standing outside the Oval Office, moments away from becoming the first black reporter to attend a... Sat, 03 May 2014 22:43:23 MDT Education theme for first lady's San Antonio trip http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652975/Education-theme-for-first-ladys-San-Antonio-trip.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652975/Education-theme-for-first-ladys-San-Antonio-trip.html First lady Michelle Obama on Friday kicked off a new "Reach Higher" initiative to encourage American students to commit to... Fri, 02 May 2014 20:28:20 MDT First lady gets resume from girl with jobless dad http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652521/First-lady-gets-resume-from-girl-with-jobless-dad.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652521/First-lady-gets-resume-from-girl-with-jobless-dad.html Michelle Obama's annual question-and-answer session with the children of Executive Office employees took a serious turn... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 21:47:37 MDT First lady announces one-stop job site for vets http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652436/First-lady-announces-one-stop-job-site-for-vets.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652436/First-lady-announces-one-stop-job-site-for-vets.html First lady Michelle Obama has announced a new online effort to link soldiers leaving the military with jobs that match their... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:32:55 MDT Democrats eye 15 cities for 2016 convention, including Salt Lake City http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652415/Democrats-eye-15-cities-for-2016-convention-including-Salt-Lake-City.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652415/Democrats-eye-15-cities-for-2016-convention-including-Salt-Lake-City.html The Democratic National Committee has asked Chicago, New York and 13 others to make a pitch to host the presidential... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT Obama, family cause a small stir at Easter service http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652280/Obama-family-cause-a-small-stir-at-Easter-service.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652280/Obama-family-cause-a-small-stir-at-Easter-service.html President Barack Obama may have expected a quiet Easter, but his presence rallied a congregation eager to greet him and his... Sun, 20 Apr 2014 13:35:30 MDT Some countries get Obama, but want his wife, too http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652215/Some-countries-get-Obama-but-want-his-wife-too.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652215/Some-countries-get-Obama-but-want-his-wife-too.html When President Barack Obama travels abroad, sometimes it's not enough for just the leader of the free world to show up.... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:10:18 MDT Michelle Obama: High school diploma is not enough http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652168/Michelle-Obama-High-school-diploma-is-not-enough.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652168/Michelle-Obama-High-school-diploma-is-not-enough.html First lady Michelle Obama says a high school education is not enough in today's global economy. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:49:38 MDT