"It's not enough just to elect her and then have a Republican Congress that is already talking about not being willing to cooperate with her on anything", Obama told a crowd of 9,000 whose screams reached rock concert volumes.
The two first ladies - one former, one current - will campaign together in Winston-Salem, Brian Fallon, Clinton's spokesman said Sunday. He said recent emails published by WikiLeaks highlighted how a close Bill Clinton aide helped the couple rake in millions.
The rally was meant to encourage early voting in North Carolina.
Mrs. Obama's appearances have become a key part of Clinton's effort to fire up women - particularly black women, for whom she's a model and a source of pride. "She is a godsend to the Clinton campaign". Almost all of her recent events have been in states where early voting is already underway, aimed at using the rallies to prompt supporters to bank their votes now.
And when her time in the White House was ending, Clinton began plotting her return to Washington. "The Obamas don't have that same stain on them".
"We know that bullying is a real problem in our classrooms, our playgrounds and online".
"I think she is going to go down at a minimum as a great senator". She's got to say what she's got to say.
The Clinton-Obama rally follows on the heels of former President Bill Clinton, U.S. Sen.
"It has to do with our basic standards of decency".
The Friday afternoon disclosure raises the possibility of the FBI reopening the criminal investigation involving the Democratic presidential nominee, which the agency said was complete in July. "So she is absolutely ready to be commander-in-chief on day one.And yes, she happens to be a woman", Michelle said on October 27. It has shaken me to my core in a way that I couldn't have predicted.
The first lady has delivered some of the most effective criticisms of Donald Trump, often without even naming him.
Swearer applauded Clinton's focus on bullying and said it is noteworthy that the issue has now been raised during a presidential campaign.
Obama's bid to restore balance in redistricting speaks to the biggest obstacle of his presidency, and one he was never able to fully overcome: a Congress occupied largely by politicians from districts that lean so heavily Republican or Democratic that they have little incentive to compromise with the other side. An August Gallup poll put Michelle Obama's approval ratings at 64%. Obama told us all not to be surprised if you see him hanging around at the local bar: "I'm like the old guy at the bar where you went to high school", Obama said. After all, it was Obama who had brought new voters into the party during his rise to the White House, not the other way around.
"She is as talented and brilliant a person as there is, and I could not be prouder of her, but Michelle does not have the patience or the inclination to actually be a candidate herself", Obama continued. Clinton came in promising, along with her husband, a new kind of partnership in charge at the White House. In a speech earlier this month in New Hampshire she condemned Trump's remarks about women in a 2005 video, saying, "It has shaken me to my core". "This election, and every election, is about who will have the power to shape our children for the next four or eight years of their lives".
That, combined with her repeated insistence that she has no political ambitions of her own, has given her a less partisan cast and unique ability to connect with voters on the stump.
Asked that question last week, the usually verbose Earnest gave a one-word answer: "No".