First Lady Michelle Obama Visits NC

First lady Michelle Obama is visiting Fort Bragg, meeting with military spouses and speaking to groups that support soldiers and their families.

The White House says Obama will tour Fort Bragg on Thursday afternoon. Obama has said that she wants to focus on working with
military families during her time as first lady, and she often spoke on the issue during the presidential campaign last year.

Obama will meet with military spouses and learn about the family support services available to them. She will then speak to community organizations in Fayetteville that provide support.


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  • by Dwayne Location: Greenville on Jul 1, 2009 at 08:40 AM
    Michele is an extension of her husband. She can save it.
  • by NOT CLASSY on Mar 14, 2009 at 04:20 PM
    Tad, I would like to know what first lady you are referring to as being classy. I can tell by the way you talk that I have been around a lot longer than you have. I have yet to see a first lady that was classy. I must say that includes Laura Bush and Jackie Kennedy.
  • by Tad Location: Jamesville on Mar 14, 2009 at 12:46 PM
    There was a time when our first ladies were classy ladies. We have gone from classy to low rent with one slap in face.
  • by Babs Location: NC on Mar 13, 2009 at 08:13 PM
    Obama Takes On Role Of Nation's Confidence-Builder. This is a news story on the web here on WITN. What gets me there are really no comments posted. Why easy ?. Americans have no Confedence on Obama's policies.
  • by @@@ on Mar 13, 2009 at 06:35 PM
    MrT, I sure do believe in freedom of speech, I just don't like to see people make an A** of their self. Some people seem bent on looking like an idiot come hell or high water. Some times people need protected from their own hateful self.
  • by Erin Location: NC on Mar 13, 2009 at 05:09 PM
    Obama bullying corporate America This looks like Obama is trying to bully corporate America into his agenda of socialism. Obama needs to be stopped. Quote: Obama Offers CEOs Corporate Tax Cuts Friday, March 13, 2009 9:20 AM By: Jim Meyers President Barack Obama says he is willing to cut a deal with corporate America, telling business leaders he’d consider cutting the corporate tax rate if they cooperate with his overall agenda. Obama met on Thursday with 65 CEOs from the Business Roundtable, a chief executives organization, and stressed that he wants the business community’s cooperation in promoting his agenda of overhauling healthcare and the energy sector, and expanding the federal role in education, according to The Wall Street Journal. “Obama said he would be willing to consider lowering the 35 percent corporate tax rate. Sounds Republican to me.
  • by Gator Location: NC on Mar 13, 2009 at 01:30 PM
    The weapons that we fought with in Afghanistan and Iraq at the beginning were basically the same ones during the Gulf War, Former President Clinton did not provide the military any funds for better weapons. Former President Clinton gave the military pay raises that were always .5% lower than inflation. Former President Bush first actions was to give the military significant pay raises. Lets see what the military gets from President Obama.
  • by Freddie Location: Ponzer,NC on Mar 13, 2009 at 12:55 PM
    Hi Redneck Women & Mr. T -- You all know you can tell the sad truth about Michelle ,or Barack Obama, but it will Not Get Printed here. The WITN media only will print the sugar coated story. Now as far as Sarah Palin and Familly goes you can get down right in the mud against them Family, daughters, sons, boy friends, Down Syndrome you name it it is open season on the Palins. It is not fair. You see it here on this WITN web site. About Palins daughters boy friend. What about Obama's kids?. You have to find a no spin radio or,TV show to get the real truth. Some of these other web sites will print anything Rep or Dem good or bad you comment on. Sorry but it looks like WITN will not print any comments that tell the real truth about the Obamas
  • by Wolfgang Location: Chocowinity,NC on Mar 13, 2009 at 12:33 PM
    Hi Michelle you should tell the Army about Thursdays news. How many crooks can my husband hire Pres. Obama? An aide to President Barack Obama another one gone. Thursday the FBI raided his old District of Columbia government office Thursday, arresting a city employee and a technology consultant on Corruption Charges, a White House official said. Sorry Pres. Obama you can not spin the FBI. Watch out Pres. Obama the FBI might want to talk to you. The FBI to President Obama -- Do you know a person named George Soros. Is our present economic crisis nothing more than a cruel "October Surprise" ,or a George Soros inspired plot that was specifically designed to put you Barack Hussein Obama into the White House and plunge the United States deep into the abyss of Socialism? Whats the answer President Obama. Maybe Michelle you could answer the question?
  • by MrT Location: LaNC on Mar 13, 2009 at 12:31 PM
    @@@,Do you not believe in freedom of speech. If the ACLU finds out that one of the Democrats is against free speech, you'll be kicked out of the Democratic Party AND the ACLU.You should be ashamed of yourself.
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