Washington: Hours before the crucial US mid -term polls, Congressman Ami Bera's re-election campaign got a shot in the arm with US First Lady Michelle Obama recording phone message appealing to voters in California seat, where the Indian-American is locked in a tight contest, to vote for him.
A month before critical midterm congressional elections, Michelle Obama is putting her popularity and influence to the test, trying to help elect Democratic candidates and give her husband a fighting chance to complete his agenda.
A string of security lapses resulted in a four-day delay before the US Secret Service realized that a man had fired a high-powered rifle at the White House in 2011, an incident that could have put President Barack Obama's daughters at risk, according to a Washington Post investigation.
Giving a rare insight into their pre-White House days, US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle have spoken about their family life when both of them were in jobs and found it tough to spend time together.
President Barack Obama lists assets worth between $1.95 million and $7.15 million, of which $1 million to $5 million were in Treasury notes, according to financial disclosure forms released on Thursday.
US first Lady Michelle Obama today expressed her outrage over the kidnapping of 200 Nigerian schoolgirls and called on nations around the globe to fight for ensuring that every girl receives education.
First Lady Michelle Obama is to speak out against the kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls by Islamic militants when she gives the weekly presidential address instead of her husband, the White House said Friday.
Pakistani teen activist and campaigner for girls` education Malala Yousufzai has condemned the girl`s` abductions by the Boko Haram in Nigeria and said that the militant group should first read Quran as they do not understand Islam.
President Barack Obama had joined journalists, government officials, politicians and media personalities at the White House Correspondents` Association dinner for an evening of humor and celebrity gazing that has become an annual tradition in the US capital.