Love, hate and jokes: Obama ribs media at correspondents’ dinner

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Official Washington waits all year for this moment – the White House correspondents’ dinner – where journalists, politicians and celebrities rub elbows and party.

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Best of Obama at 2013 correspondents’ dinner

President Barack Obama shows off his sense of humor at the 2013 White House Correspondents’ Association dinner Saturday.

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Too much first lady? Michelle Obama’s new ‘charm offensive’ draws fire

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Michelle Obama appears to be everywhere these days, and that’s got critics questioning whether a first lady should be so ubiquitous.

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How did Michelle Obama end up announcing best picture?

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Oscar night was a good time for Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lawrence and Daniel Day-Lewis, and a mixed bag for viewers. The awards show was long and uneven, and also a puzzling night in many respects. We tackled some of the unanswered questions that remained after the Dolby Theatre emptied.

What was up with Michelle Obama’s cameo? Was this the longest show ever? What tripped up Jennifer Lawrence?

Find out the answers to these burning questions.

Michelle Obama and Jimmy Fallon show off their mom dance moves on ‘Late Night’

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First lady Michelle Obama has never been shy about wanting America to get moving to get fit and healthy. To promote her "Let’s Move" campaign on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” on Friday, the president’s No. 1 gal proved that getting active can be fun and funny — for both parents and their children.

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Shooting victim Hadiya Pendleton’s mother to attend State of the Union

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The mother of Chicago gun-violence victim Hadiya Pendleton will attend the State of the Union address as a guest of First Lady Michelle Obama, who attended the 15-year-old’s funeral over the weekend, White House aides said Monday.

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'Too young to leave us': Hundreds mourn slain Chicago teen at funeral

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Hadiya Pendleton was remembered by many today as a smiling young girl full of laughter and love.

First lady Michelle Obama and hundreds of supporters attended a funeral for the slain teen Saturday at the Greater Harvest Baptist Church in Chicago.

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Source: Michelle Obama to attend funeral of Hadiya Pendleton, 15, who was gunned down in Chicago


First Lady Michelle Obama will attend the funeral of a 15-year-old girl gunned down last week in Chicago, a White House source said.

The first lady will travel to Chicago on Saturday and attend the funeral for Hadiya Pendleton at Calahan Funeral Home, according to the source. She will attend along with Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.

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Alabama high school teacher suspended for ‘fat butt Michelle Obama’ remark

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Alabama high school psychology teacher Bob Grisham has been suspended for 10 days without pay for a rant that included calling the first lady “fat butt Michelle Obama.” A student in Grisham’s class made an audio recording of the remarks, which also included derogatory comments about gays.

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First lady hails Obama’s values as Democratic speakers assail Romney

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – First lady Michelle Obama said her husband remains anchored by the same values he brought to the White House nearly four years ago, on a night devoted as much to tearing down Republican nominee Mitt Romney, as building up President Barack Obama and his record.

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