First lady makes a splash at DNC

First lady Michelle Obama pleaded with voters Tuesday to reward her husband with re-election, telling delegates at the Democrats’ convention that President Obama comes from humble beginnings and was able to reach the White House by taking advantage of the same kind of government assistance he is defending on the campaign trail.

New Mexico delegate Priscilla Chavez, of Las Cruces, N.M. cheers on the first night of the Democratic National Convention. (Barbara Salisbury/ The Washington Times)

New Mexico delegate Priscilla Chavez, of Las Cruces, N.M. cheers on the first night of the Democratic National Convention. (Barbara Salisbury/ The Washington Times)

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