Democrat from Illinois
Michelle Obama is the wife of Barack Obama. She is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School and has worked for the Mayor of Chicago and the University of Chicago. Michelle and Barack Obama have two daughters, Malia and Sasha.
Recent statements involving Michelle Obama
Recent stories featuring Michelle Obama
A chain email claims that a lip-reading instructor for the River School has determined that at a 9/11 ceremony, Michelle Obama said, "All this for a damn flag." We check the facts.
With our Lie of the Year, we focused on the biggest falsehoods of 2009. But we also want to highlight our findings at the other end of the Truth-O-Meter.
Michelle Obama dishes the details on the new family pet. It'll likely be a Portuguese Water Dog, which means progress for Promise No. 502.
A chain e-mail passes on a phony receipt for a lobster lunch.
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