Day: November 5, 2008

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Color on the Cover: President-Elect Barack Obama & First Lady Michelle on US Weekly

First there was the Barack Obama People Magazine cover, now there’s the Barack AND Michelle Obama Us Weekly cover!

During his acceptance speech Tuesday in Chicago, Obama called Michelle, “the rock of our family and the love of my life,” and Us went with that angle, documenting their political journey together as a couple.

“Did she like the fact that he was away from his children [Malia, 10, and Sasha, 7] so much? No,” former colleague Denny Jacobs tells the magazine in its latest issue. “He enjoys all this much more.”

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Michelle Obama’s Narciso Rodriquez Dress Garners Negative Reviews

The introduction of the next First Family of the United States was a historic moment last night in Chicago’s Grant Park. But Michelle Obama’s choice of dress had many fashionistas scratching their heads.

Thanks to our friends at FrockWriter, the controversial Narciso Rodriquez dress has finally surfaced.

Blindie prefers Michelle’s belted purple frock from the infamous fist-bumping evening more than this somewhat haunting piece. What do you think?

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Color on the Cover: Barack Obama’s Historic Presidency Subject of Latest People Cover

People magazine dedicates their latest cover to Barack Obama’s historic win for the highest office in our nation.

“For even as we celebrate tonight,” Obama, 47, said at his victory rally in Chicago, “We know that the challenges that tomorrow will bring are the greatest of our lifetime.”

Check out the full story at People.com.

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Senator Barack Obama Makes History as 44th President of the United States

Barack Obama has been elected the 44th President of the United States, making him the first African-American elected to the office in our nation’s history.

Obama made his debut on the national stage only four years ago as the keynote speaker at the Democratic National Convention and went on to become a U.S. senator for Illinois. Energizing the Democratic party and a new generation of voters, Obama (a political rock star himself) has nabbed the support of celebs like Oprah and political heavyweights like Edward Kennedy and former Secretary of State Colin Powell.

While his grandmother Madelyn Dunham’s recent death and his breaking off from his pastor Jeremiah Wright have been huge personal blows for the 47-year-old politician, Obama will have the opportunity to share this momentous occasion with his wife Michelle and daughters Malia and Sasha.

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