"[T]his country is ready for anyone who can do that job," the first lady said Monday.
Columbia University and the University of Chicago are among those bidding to host.
Shonda Rhimes will host a fundraiser for Obama on July 23.
Jay Carney said lawmakers were playing "politics with our kids' health."
House Republicans face opposition in their bid to roll back standards.
Move is intended to help schools that are losing money.
The president is marking the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education ruling.
Lawmakers want to help, but don't want to send troops.
Obama mixed self-deprecation with some sharp lines against Republicans Saturday night.
"Oh God, no," White House pastry chef says of friction with Michelle Obama.
The first lady and her daughters plan to do some sightseeing during a weeklong visit.
Can Michelle Obama help Leslie Knope fight obesity in Pawnee, Ind.?
The president joked the first lady doesn't get paid even though she "works pretty hard."
If they did, they'd have fries and candy every day, Michelle Obama says.
Michelle Obama encouraged donors at a DCCC fundraiser to write a "big fat check."
The $20.9 billion Agriculture department spending bill is headed to the full House.
First lady Michelle Obama is more aggressively wading into policy fights.
Language waives rules requiring school lunch programs to meet tough nutrition standards.
President Obama isn’t following his own advice when it comes to lower interest rates.
Michelle Obama has called for the safe release of the nearly 300 kidnapped schoolgirls.
Hundreds signed a petition protesting her speech at at high school graduation in Kansas.
Chicago and Hawaii are expected to bid to host the library.
The president used a trip to the retailer to talk about upping the minimum wage.
The administration is in a final push to enroll blacks in ObamaCare.