Kanye for 2020? White House welcomes rapper's political bid of politics. West is noted for criticism of President George W. Bush and the federal government's response after Hurricane Katrina. He has also compared the world's fascination with his wife Kim Kardashian to that of the first lady.
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Carter says he has cancer, revealed by recent surgery

...liver.Good wishes poured in on social media after Carter's announcement, while President Barack Obama said he and first lady Michelle Obama wish Carter a fast and full recovery."Jimmy, you're as resilient as they come, and along with the...
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Around town for Friday, Aug. 14

...Family Picnic, 4:30-7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast. Picnic with Alaska Governor Bill Walker, Alaska First Lady Donna Walker, Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott and wife Toni Mallott and participate in family-friendly activities...
What's happening this week

...picnic, 4:30 - 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, University of Alaska Southeast campus. Annual picnic with Governor and First Lady Walker, as well as Lt. Governor and Mrs. Mallott. The picnic is sponsored by local businesses and organizations...
My Turn: Caring for Alaska's children build resiliency in these young lives.Healthier, safer children contribute to a healthier, safer Alaska.? First Lady Donna Walker serves as Honorary Chairwoman of Alaska Children's Trust. She is an attorney, mother and grandmother...
No mechanism to revoke Cosby's Medal of Freedom, says Obama

...the critical importance of consent," Rose said, adding that her group has requested a meeting with the president and first lady Michelle Obama.More than two dozen women have accused Cosby of sexual misconduct in the past four decades, and many...
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First Lady Donna Walker thanks Bridge Builders participants

...Davis and Cindy and Malcolm Roberts representing Bridge Builders of Anchorage. Let's keep celebrating all that makes us unique yet uniquely Alaskan. Learn more at Walker,First Lady of Alaska
Clinton to make boosting wages key to plan

...Alan Blinder, a Princeton University economist and former economic adviser to President Bill Clinton, said the former first lady has expressed interest in policies to curb excessive risk on Wall Street, such as a financial transactions tax on high-frequency...
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First lady addresses inaugural Native American youth summit

...or leading your community into a better future," the first lady said in a sometimes emotional address at a first-time...Obama said. "And you definitely have a president and first lady who have your back."She also counseled the young people...
Juneau celebrates new AWARE facility

...celebration included a ribbon cutting, songs and prayers, and speeches by supporters Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott and former first lady Sandy Parnell, among others.It also paid tribute to Patti Bland, an activist whose Tlingit name - Kaasei - means...


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