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Ivanka to WSJ: Paid Leave for Parents Not an 'Entitlement'

It's 'an investment in America's working families,' she writes in letter to paper

(Newser) - First daughter Ivanka Trump is defending a White House proposal to mandate paid leave for new parents in a letter to the editor published Wednesday in the Wall Street Journal, the AP reports. In a previous editorial titled "The Ivanka Entitlement," the paper had criticized the Trump administration... More »

Ivanka Greeted With Boos at Women's Summit

Audience didn't care for her gushing about President Trump's 'advocacy' for women

(Newser) - Media access to the first family may be somewhat controlled in the US, but Ivanka Trump found such a buffer doesn't exist in Germany. Trump took the stage in Berlin on Tuesday at the W20 summit on women's entrepreneurship, at Chancellor Angela Merkel's invite, and she was... More »

Sasha Obama Misses Dad's Farewell, Internet Freaks

She's fine—she just had a test the next morning

(Newser) - President Obama gave his farewell speech to the nation Tuesday night, and it included an emotional tribute to his wife, Michelle, and daughters Malia and Sasha. "Of all that I have done in my life, I am most proud to be your dad," he told the girls—though... More »

Malia Obama's Lollapalooza Trip Creates a Stir

She accidentally kicks girl, 'Daily Caller' leaps

(Newser) - Malia Obama went to Lollapalooza this weekend—continuing what Jezebel refers to as "the best summer any 16-year-old has ever had" (because hey, pretty awesome internship )—and, as has never in the history of humankind at music festivals happened, someone got accidentally jostled, and it got tweeted:
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Eyebrows Raised Over Scrubbed Malia Mexico Story

Spring break article disappears

(Newser) - An article about Malia Obama's spring break is causing ripples across the World Wide Web: The story, which noted Malia's visit to Mexico with 12 classmates and 25 Secret Service agents, first appeared yesterday and then quickly disappeared, BuzzFeed explains. Links to most versions of the story were... More »

Obama Back on Court With Busted Lip

Injury doesn't keep prez from playing with his daughters

(Newser) - President Obama was back on the basketball court yesterday despite his injured lip , but his opponents this time around were a bit less likely to elbow him. Obama played an early morning game at an Interior Department gym with daughters Malia, 12, and Sasha, 9, the New York Daily News... More »

Sasha Obama: Style Icon

At 9, she's already inspiring girls everywhere

(Newser) - As Michelle Obama was getting criticized for taking a lavish trip to Spain—while wearing designer clothes—her 9-year-old daughter was emerging as an icon of reasonably priced style. From her $25 rainbow bathing suit to the $75 outfit she wore to meet the Spanish royal family, Sasha "was... More »

Early-Morning Dog Walks Fall to ... Michelle

It's a good thing the first lady likes Bo

(Newser) - Turns out the first daughters are a lot like kids everywhere, People reports. “Even though the kids are supposed to do a lot of the work, I’m still up at 5:15am taking my dog out,” Michelle Obama told a group of congressional spouses yesterday. “So... More »

Enquirer: Chelsea's Getting Married

(Newser) - Chelsea Clinton is getting married this summer in a swanky $1 million wedding, the National Enquirer reports. The former first daughter, 29, will wed boyfriend Marc Mezvinsky, 31, who works on Wall Street. The timing is perfect, explains the tabloid, now that mom Hillary is set in her new job... More »

No Escaping Chores for First Daughters

Obamas seek as normal a life as possible for kids

(Newser) - For the Obamas, raising their daughters without “an attitude” is a priority—but it’s a tough job when the family has its own movie theater, full-time chefs, and trail of paparazzi, the New York Times notes. The key is a firm hand giving the kids as normal a... More »

'Harry' Invites Obama Girls to Hogwarts

Actor offers to give first daughters a tour

(Newser) - Malia and Sasha Obama just moved into the White House, and they may soon get a tour of an even more exciting place: Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Harry Potter himself—or, rather, actor Daniel Radcliffe—invited the first daughters to visit the set and said he “would... More »

Bush Twins Offer Tips to Obama Girls

'Remember who your dad really is'

(Newser) - As they enter the White House, Malia and Sasha Obama can benefit from advice from two who know exactly what they’re going through: Jenna and Barbara Bush, who penned an open letter to the Obama girls in the Wall Street Journal. The twins offer advice on where to go... More »

Girls Wear J. Crew to Inauguration

First lady Michelle, a fan of the brand, also had on J.Crew gloves

(Newser) - Malia and Sasha Obama turned up for Dad’s swearing-in today dressed in clothes from J. Crew, Us reports. Malia, 10, appeared in a periwinkle double-breasted coat with a blue-ribbon bow for a belt, while Sasha, 7, wore a pink coat with an orange scarf and satin belt over her... More »

Obama Daughters Start School

Barack gets teary as new life begins

(Newser) - Like millions of other children, the Obama girls returned to school today. Unlike the rest of the nations’ kids, they were accompanied by a cadre of police, Secret Service agents, and media, the Washington Post reports. The Obama family’s new life in Washington is off to its official start,... More »

Obama Girls Off to DC

Malia, Sasha start off in their new school Monday morning

(Newser) - Malia and Sasha Obama are on their way from the Windy City to Washington to start the new school semester on Monday, the Chicago Tribune reports. The family, who will be staying in a luxury hotel suite for the next 10 days, timed the move so the girls would experience... More »

Sasha, Malia Will Attend Chelsea's Alma Mater

Tuition at Quaker Sidwell Friends runs nearly $30K

(Newser) - Malia and Sasha Obama will enroll at Sidwell Friends School, the Quaker institution that educated Chelsea Clinton, Michelle Obama's spokeswoman said today. The girls visited both Sidwell and Georgetown Day School this week, and Malia expressed a preference for Sidwell because she's friendly with one of Joe Biden's grandchildren, who's... More »

New Kid Works Old Clinton Mojo

Former first daughter works overtime to strengthen women, youth vote

(Newser) - Chelsea Clinton is the hottest ticket on her mom's campaign, but it's taken her a while to come into her own. Just last December, the media-shy Stanford grad waved meekly beside Hillary at an Iowa rally. And while she's still not giving interviews, the former first daughter isn't shy about... More »

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