Michelle Obama, Education Secretary Arne Duncan and senior presidential adviser Valerie Jarrett will fly to Chicago to attend Hadiya Pendleton's funeral.
“I am a perfectionist,” she said, “and one thing about me: I practice until my feet bleed. I did not have time to rehearse with the orchestra."
Telecommunications giant AT&T gave $3 million to fund the festivities surrounding President Obama's swearing-in ceremony two weeks ago -- one of the largest ever contributions to a presidential inauguration, according to the company's lobbying report. In a report filed to Congress on Wednesday night, the company said that it had spent $3.4 million on lobbying […]
Obama on Tuesday night paid tribute to a staffer who died last summer after collapsing at the campaign’s Chicago headquarters.
More than 2000 will attend the interfaith service.
The president thanks members of Congress and reaches out.
"I'm not going to see this again," said Obama.
In introducing Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) quoted Alex Haley, the author of "Roots" and the co-author of The Autobiography of Malcolm X."
"We are made for this moment, and we will seize it – so long as we seize it together," he said.
Rapper Lupe Fiasco was escorted off stage by security during a performance at StartUp RockOn's inauguration celebration Sunday night.