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First Lady Michelle Obama Gets Down and Dirty on Leadership

Rana Florida | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

Just as a late spring thaw was finally settling in, I had the chance to catch up with the first lady, to ask her some important questions about leadership, collaboration and the balancing act of family, work and life. Her answers and insights reinforce her determination to get the job done.

Win the White House...Why?

Brian Ross | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics
Brian Ross

Conventional wisdom has been that the party who holds the White House holds real power. No longer. Serve up whatever clown in the GOP big top you want...

The Dream of Martin Luther King Jr. and the Hope of President Barack Obama

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 03.17.2014 | Impact
Ola Ojewumi

For Black History Month, we honor the lives of African Americans that worked diligently to create a better America in the name of equality. Though the...

Being A Teenager In The White House, From Chelsea Clinton (VIDEO)

Posted 03.17.2014 | MarloThomas

As a teenager growing up in the White House, Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation, had some great memories to share with us about her...

Chelsea Clinton With Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 03.17.2014 | MarloThomas

I was so thrilled to have Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation, as our very special 100th Guest on Mondays With Marlo. We discussed e...

If You're A 'West Wing' Fan You'll Love This

Posted 01.27.2014 | TV

President Bartlet may not be our Commander in Chief, but that doesn't mean the White House isn't influenced by the fictional president from "The West ...

This Childhood Photo Of Michelle Obama Will Melt Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 01.25.2014 | Style

Welcome to the 50+ club! We know Michelle Obama's birthday was yesterday, but we're already reflecting -- it's our FLOTUS, for goodness' sake! If y...

Merry Christmas Ben Stein

Laura Wellington | Posted 02.19.2014 | Religion
Laura Wellington

Read and consider a commentary written and recited by Ben Stein on CBS Sunday Morning following The White House's decision to call this year's Christmas tree a "Holiday Tree."

The Holiday Collection: Making Your Way Into a Group Conversation

Debra Fine | Posted 02.17.2014 | Business
Debra Fine

What happens if you don't find a singleton in the room? What if everyone is already grouped together and chatting merrily while you are standing alone, feeling foolish?

Son of 'Random Notes and Fripperies'

Tom Alderman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy
Tom Alderman

Something you won't see in the Alcoholics Anonymous handbook: while staying at the White House during WWII, legendary British Prime Minister Churchil...

If Kennedy Lost...

Ross M. Wallenstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Ross M. Wallenstein

The "what ifs" surrounding President John F. Kennedy's death have fascinated historians and history buffs like me for half a century. Yet they almost always presume reelection.

Whither Ye Olde Stomping Grounds?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Magda Abu-Fadil

Not a single pay phone in sight in Washington, D.C. It was a shocking discovery after a seven-year absence from my old stomping grounds. I went vi...

JFK's Last 100 Days

Tom Alderman | Posted 11.06.2013 | Books
Tom Alderman

Whichever assassination theory you subscribe to, Thurston Clarke's JFK's Last Hundred Days will fill you with a tantalizing sense of what might have been -- had November 22 not happened.

Oivia Munn Was Caught Totally Off Guard

Posted 10.04.2013 | Comedy

A few years ago, Olivia Munn ("The Newsroom," "Magic Mike") found herself at the White House, and before she knew it, unexpectedly was face-to-face wi...

Books for Our Times: This Town by Mark Leibovich

Carla Seaquist | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Carla Seaquist

Sadly, the book confirms our worst suspicions of how our nation's capital works -- or rather, doesn't. It also reflects a news media failing in its watchdog function. Still, there is hope beyond the book's negative portrait, about which, more later.

WATCH: A Look At Jackie Kennedy's White House

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 07.28.2013 | HuffPost Home

This documentary once stopped the entire nation.

Why Some Muslims Are Boycotting The White House Iftar

Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 09.24.2013 | Religion
Yasmine Hafiz

Attending a government iftar is not tantamount to endorsing the government itself. One can support America without supporting the American government, and indeed a hallmark of being an American is having the freedom to agree or disagree with policies as one likes.

The President and the Pop Singer

Tom Alderman | Posted 09.10.2013 | Books
Tom Alderman

What do Michael Jackson, King of Pop and James A. Garfield, 20th president of the United States, have in common? For one, both were charismatic and im...

Mitt Romney's Career Options -- Here's an Idea...

Tom Alderman | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics
Tom Alderman

It's been many months since the election and it appears that Mitt Romney is figuring out his next gig. We suggest he take a look at what another corporate-executive-turned-presidential-candidate did after his election drubbing.

Obama Gives Special Invite To Gay Dads From Michigan

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.14.2013 | Gay Voices

President Barack Obama surprised a gay Michigan couple with a special invite. Kent and Diego Love-Ramirez have been invited by the president for a...

It's the Biggest Scandal Since...

Tom Alderman | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics
Tom Alderman

... fill in the blanks: Teapot Dome, Watergate, Iran Contra, Lewinsky... Benghazi? You may have noticed that every time one erupts, it's compared in heinousness to the last really big one.

Obama: 'Strong Trade Deals' Key To Growing Economy

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2013 | Business

* Obama says "strong trade deals" help to boost jobs * White House to formally notify Congress soon on EU talks * U.S. h...

PHOTOS: A Rare Look Inside The White House

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 03.01.2013 | HuffPost Home

Even Presidents need to do a remodeling job now and then.

Craigslist Ad: Seeking Roommate for Huge Beautiful House

Sarah Barness | Posted 04.30.2013 | DC
Sarah Barness

Now, I'm not going to say I wrote this Craigslist ad, but... I wrote this Craigslist ad.

An Open Letter to Congress

Bianca Strzalkowski | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics
Bianca Strzalkowski

As a proud American, as a woman who worries about my children's future, and as the wife of an American hero, you have let my community down.