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Photo: Pete Souza/White House -- President Obama, daughters Malia and Sasha, watched on TV at the White House the speech of First Lady, Michelle Obama, at the Democratic National Convention

Michelle Obama “knocked it out of the park” at DNC

A lot of chatter on the Internet about the speech last night at the Democratic National Convention by First Lady, Michelle Obama. On the Huffington Post , Mrs. Obama got raves for that stunning dress and praise from many commenters on her speech. “Michelle Obama wowed Americans with an emotional speech… and… “set the Twitterverse alight with gushing praise and boosted husband Barack Obama’s social media standing… ” according to Reuters.  Today, the first lady got kudos on Twitter from President Obama: Barack Obama ‏Read More →

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Photo: Whitehouse.gov -- President Obama delivers the commencement address at Barnard College in New York City May 14, 2012

Photo Gallery: President Obama offers words of inspiration to graduates at Barnard College

President Barack Obama shared some of his experience and advice with the graduates at Barnard College, a women’s liberal arts college, in New York City earlier this week during a commencement ceremony. Barnard is affiliated with Columbia University, the president’s alma mater. President Obama: “My last piece of advice — this is simple, but perhaps most important:  Persevere.  Persevere.  Nothing worthwhile is easy.  No one of achievement has avoided failure — sometimes catastrophic failures.  But they keep at it.  They learn from mistakes.  They don’t quit. You know, when I... Read More →

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