West Virginia mayor resigns after racist post about Michelle Obama

West Virginia mayor resigns after racist post about Michelle Obama

A mayor from West Virginia has resigned amid a furor over a racist Facebook post that described First Lady Michelle Obama as an “ape in heels,” US media said. Beverly Whaling, the mayor of the tiny town of Clay, had appeared to applaud the incendiary comment and stepped down Tuesday amid the ensuing firestorm. Local […]

Michelle Obama uses popularity to give Clinton campaign boost

Michelle Obama uses popularity to give Clinton campaign boost

First Lady Michelle Obama brought her star power onto the campaign trail Thursday stumping for Hillary Clinton as the Democratic White House hopeful seeks to conquer battleground states before Election Day. Obama has emerged as a compelling force in the hard-fought campaign, delivering powerful arguments against Republican Donald Trump and in support of Clinton’s bid […]