Politics & Government

Michelle Obama campaigns in K.C. today

One reason Michelle Obama is coming to Kansas City today is to do what she hates.

"I hate fundraising," she told Newsweek earlier this year. "Haaaaate it. Hate, hate it."

Does the wife of Sen. Barack Obama make herself clear? She often does, sometimes to raised eyebrows, such as publicly teasing her husband about his morning breath.

"She’s got some attitude," said Bruce Buchanan, a University of Texas political scientist.

Yet the woman who seems quite comfortable on "Oprah" and "The View" and appears at ease on magazine covers is, by most accounts, a reluctant political promoter.

Read the complete story at kansascity.com