The Reliable Source: First family


Posted at 08:25 PM ET, 08/19/2013

First photo released of Obamas' new puppy, Sunny (plus video!)

Bo’s little sister joins the First Family.

By Michael Livingston II  |  08:25 PM ET, 08/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:16 PM ET, 08/04/2013

Obama's birthday weekend: Golf with the boys, party at Camp David

To celebrate his 52nd, the president invited 11 pals for a day-long game.

By The Reliable Source  |  07:16 PM ET, 08/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 07/10/2013

White House chef: Obama 'doesn't really eat that much' candy

The administration scrambled to get its healthy-eating messaging back on track a day after the president dissed mushy veggies.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:18 PM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 07/09/2013

Michelle Obama, Valerie Jarrett head VIP fans at Washington Kastles opener

The power fans come out in droves for Washington's most successful sports franchise.

By The Reliable Source  |  02:49 PM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 07/09/2013

President Obama on veggie loathing, finger foods, at 'Kids' State Dinner'

"Michelle never said to me I can just pick up something with my fingers at a state dinner," the president said in mock surprise.

By Krissah Thompson  |  02:02 PM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 06/27/2013

Michelle Obama on Instagram: If it's anything like her Twitter account. . . .

The first lady got off to a strong start on Instagram today -- but that was the case, too, with her Twitter account, now much quieter.

By The Reliable Source  |  02:42 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 06/24/2013

Kristina Schake to leave first lady's White House staff

As communications director, she helped make Michelle Obama a viral video star and ubiquitous magazine cover presence.

By Krissah Thompson  |  11:41 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 05/23/2013

President Obama's prom night photo: Wow, Hawaii in the 1970s!

How are we only just now seeing this amazing document, so many months into Obama's second term? In Time magazine, from 1979, the president of the United States's prom photo.

By The Reliable Source  |  02:34 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 05/18/2013

Michelle Obama's bangs: Still hanging in there, for now, anyway

But it really depends what angle you were looking at. Left side? Bangs-less. Right side? Bangs still hanging in there.

By The Reliable Source  |  09:14 AM ET, 05/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 05/07/2013

Michelle Obama, back on the book tour a year later, at Politics & Prose

Yes, it's unusual to have a book signing a year after publication, but the First Lady was hoping to generate some new planting-season buzz.

By Krissah Thompson  |  01:31 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:56 PM ET, 04/09/2013

Chef Sam Kass among furloughed White House staff

Among the ranks of furloughed federal workers, a VIP name: The photogenic White House assistant chef who doubles in an out-front role as a food policy advisor.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:56 PM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 04/09/2013

Michelle Obama's bangs: Are their days numbered? See how they grow (photos)

Is it time to write a requiem for the first lady's bangs? That's certainly what her public comments -- not to mention the daily photographic evidence -- seemed to suggest in recent days.

By The Reliable Source  |  03:12 PM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 04/02/2013

Michelle Obama talks race, discrimination, at White House screening of Jackie Robinson film

Michelle Obama is an unabashed lover of movies. She watches them with her family. She gets emotional. She regularly hosts school children to discuss the films. Tuesday, the film she screened for kids was "42," the story of Jackie Robinson and the integration of baseball.

By Krissah Thompson  |  03:38 PM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 03/25/2013

White House uses new Seder plate for Passover

Tonight's White House Passover dinner will have a new dish at the table: Spokesman Josh Earnest confirmed that the Obamas will use the silver Seder plate that Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, gave to the president last week during his trip to Israel, reports our colleague Juliet Eilperin.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:27 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Michelle Obama to appear on Vogue cover

The issue, due out next week, will be the first lady's second time on the cover of the high-fashion bible.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  11:41 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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