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After McDonnell trial, voters should ask more about candidates' spouses

Virginia voters might not know the first lady's name but they do expect her not to embarrass the governor or the state. And in the wake of the McDonnells' conviction for public corruption, Voters should ask more about candidates' spouses and the role they would play.

Friday - 09/05/2014, 06:05pm EDT

Tags: First Lady, Maureen McDonnell, gift and loan scandal, corruption trial, gubernatorial race, Harry Wilson, Toni-Michelle Travis, Amanda Iacone

C-SPAN series gives first ladies their time in the spotlight

The impact the American first ladies had on their husbands and nation will be explored in a new C-SPAN series, "First Ladies: Influence & Image," airing Monday night.

Monday - 02/18/2013, 02:07pm EST

Tags: First Lady, C-SPAN, White House, presidents, television, historian, Stephanie Steinberg

Seinfeld's Newman weighs in on the first lady's bangs

Wayne Knight, known for his portrayal of Newman on Seinfeld, walked the red carpet with his wife Clare de Chenu at the Creative Coalition Inaugural Ball Monday night. WTOP caught up with him to get his thoughts on the inaugural weekend.

Tuesday - 01/22/2013, 02:35pm EST

Tags: television, actor, inaugural balls, First Lady, Michelle Obama, Barack obama, Natalie Plumb

First lady to speak in Hampton, Petersburg

First lady Michelle Obama is set to make campaign stops in Hampton and Petersburg as Election Day nears.

Friday - 11/02/2012, 12:15pm EDT

Tags: First Lady