Washington (AP) - Michelle Obama is jumping into the midterm political fray in a big way.
The White House says the first lady will be making at least nine political appearances in six states next month at fundraisers for Democratic candidates.
That's a fairly big political investment for a first lady who's always said she's just not a political animal.
The first lady will be raising money and campaigning for candidates in
It's no surprise that the Democrats want to use the first lady's star power: Polls show she's more popular than her husband, President Barack Obama.