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Michelle Obama campaigns for husband

buzzz worthy. . .

At a private campaign event in Los Pablonos Ranch Albuquerque, NM last week, First Lady Michelle Obama talked about how her husband President Barack Obama has supported working Americans and the value of hard work being essential to an  "Economy Built to Last."
She remarked, ". . . no matter what people are going through, no matter what challenges they face, they just keep on working and sacrificing, because they want to give something to their kids -- desperately, they want something better for their kids.  They believe in that fundamental vision for our country that we all share -- the idea, as my husband says, that hard work should pay off; that responsibility should be rewarded; and that everyone should get a fair shot, they should do their fair share, but they should play by the same rules.  And those values are the foundation for an economy built to last.  They are basic American values, the values that so many of us were raised with, including m…

Chaka Khan and others join David Foster in Kennedy Center Jazz Concert

buzzz worthy. . .
On May 6 Chaka Khan appeared in Washington, D.C. in fine voice as a picture of her former self with  a slimmer physique. The ten-time GRAMMY® Award-winnner joined David Foster and Friends at the Kennedy Center Spring Gala to raise money for arts education. Foster's other "friends" included singers Jewel and Peter Cincotti, along with trumpeter Chris Botti, violinist Caroline Campbell, soprano Angel Blue and a multicultural group of new and developing artists. Chaka performed "Through the Fire," "I'm Every Woman," and the newly penned "The Promise That We Make," which she performed for the finale with all performers and 40 wives of military servicemen.

The evening before, Chaka electrified a sold-out crowd at the historic Howard Theatre. Performing for an audience of loyal and devoted fans, she sang her signature classic hits, including "I Feel For You," "Tell Me Something Good," "Sweet Thing,"…