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Jill Biden to Lead First-Ever White House Initiative on Women’s Health Research
Plus, the Obamas attend ‘Rustin’ screening and WAPO asks ‘Where is Melania Trump?’
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The White House
First-Ever White House Initiative on Women’s Health Research Will Be Led by Jill Biden and White House Gender Policy Council
Nov. 14, 2023 — President Joe Biden establishes a new White House Initiative on Women’s Health Research. This new effort will be led by First Lady Dr. Jill Biden, who has long championed women’s health, and the White House Gender Policy Council. Read the White House statement here
Nov. 14, 2023 — Jill Biden hosted a White House listening session on Monday with about 60 female faith leaders, community leaders and others, including the South Carolina pastor's wife whom she credits with helping restore her faith in God after the Bidens' son Beau died of cancer in 2015. Read more
Nov. 14, 2023 — Celebrating the festival of lights, Diwali, U.S. President Joe Biden, along with his wife Jill Biden, lit a diya (earthen lamp) and said that it symbolizes the message of seeking the light of wisdom, love, and unity over the darkness of hate and division. Read more
New Castle News
Nov. 14, 2023 — First Lady Dr. Jill Biden visited Pittsburgh in July to tout the hubs and the economy then returned to the Steel City on Wednesday for the official announcement of the hub designation and the thousand jobs it promises to create. Read more
Nov. 14, 2023 — It’s not everyday that a Republican praises former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Fox News, but that’s exactly what happened on Tuesday afternoon. Read more
FOX 5 Washington, D.C.
Nov. 11, 2023 — The former President and First Lady, Barack and Michelle Obama, made a surprise appearance at the screening of ‘Rustin’ at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Read more
The Associated Press
Nov. 11, 2023 — Texas college student Jade Emerson found herself entranced as she worked on a podcast about Lady Bird Johnson, listening to hour upon hour of the former first lady recounting everything from her childhood memories to advising her husband in the White House. The podcast, which was released earlier this year, is among several recent projects using Johnson’s own lyrical voice to offer a new look at the first lady who died in 2007. Read more
The Washington Post
Nov. 10, 2023 — The former first lady isn’t too hard to find. So why does it feel like she’s hiding? Read more This story is behind a paywall.
Nov. 10, 2023 — Michelle Obama and Sen. Bernie Sanders are going head-to-head — at the Grammys. The former first lady and the Vermont Independent both picked up a nod in the best audio book, narration, and storytelling recording category in the Grammy nominations announced Friday. Read more