First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden Speak on Military Spouse Employment

Dr. Jill Biden: Thank you, David, and thank you all for coming. It was great to see you all here last night — what a wonderful evening. And we’re so delighted to have you here again at the White House this morning. The last time we were together, Michelle and I talked to you about […]

The Stunning Transformation Of Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama was both the First Lady and the public’s best gal pal. She might be speaking to students, military troops, or VIPs at a White House gala, but somehow she appears to be talking specifically to each of us every time she starts sharing her pearls of wisdom. Born into a middle-class family on […]

Michelle Obama Has No Sympathy for the Candidates’ Spouses

WE’RE HERE WITH FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA. THE CAMPAIGN IS GOING ON RIGHT NOW. WE’VE GOT THE TWO CANDIDATES OUT THERE WHO HAVE THEIR OWN AGENDAS AND THEIR SPOUSES HAVE TO SORT OF GO ALONG WITH WHATEVER THIS PERSON IS DOING. DO YOU HAVE ANY SYMPATHY FOR THE PEOPLE WHO HAVE TO GO THERE AND […]

Announcing New Hiring Commitments for Veterans and Military Spouses

The Vice President: Thank you all very much. My name is Joe Biden, I’m Jill Biden’s husband. (laughter) And it’s a delight to be here with all of you. Secretary Shinseki, Becky Blank, who is the acting Commerce Secretary, all — we have Seth Harris here, who is the acting Labor Secretary. And, Admiral, good […]

Supporting Military Spouse Employment

Dr. Jill Biden: Thank you, Secretary Panetta and Deputy Secretary Wolin for your leadership. Thank you, General Dempsey, for your kind introduction. Good afternoon, Deanie, and all the Joint Chiefs and your spouses. Thank you for being such great partners to Michelle and me. I want to offer a special welcome to all of our […]

What Michelle Obama Tells Young Couples About Marriage | The Oprah Winfrey Show | OWN

OPRAH WINFREY: And what do you know for sure about marriage, being married now 18 years? [LAUGHTER] MICHELLE OBAMA: That it, it has to be a true partnership. And you have to really, really like and respect the person that you’re married to because it is a hard road. I mean, that’s what I tell […]

The Truth About The Obamas’ Marriage

Has there ever been a cuter couple than Michelle and Barack Obama? Things have not always been easy, yet, through it all, they manage to stay happy and in love. What’s their secret? Here’s everything you didn’t know about the Obamas’ marriage. Sparks at first sight While they were drawn to each other from the […]

The Pivotal Lesson Michelle Obama Learned from Marriage Counseling | Oprah’s Book Club | OWN

– Tell us about that pivotal moment you had in counseling. I thought that was crucial. And I know that so many people reading “Becoming” are going to see themselves, if not in that particular story. You say after couples counseling, instead of making a case against Barack, you went to counseling, thinking once you […]

Michelle Obama Tried to Escape the White House to Celebrate the Legalization of Gay Marriage