Latest Jill Biden News

The Biden campaign is launching a nationwide effort to win the women's vote. Jill Biden will lead it

Feb. 28, 2024 15:11 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden 's campaign on Wednesday announced it is launching “Women for Biden-Harris,” a new nationwide program to organize and mobilize female voters to give him and Vice President Kamala Harris a second White House term. Biden's wife, Jill, will lead the effort. ...

First lady Jill Biden implores an 'often mired in gridlock' Congress to follow governors' lead

Feb. 23, 2024 11:28 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Jill Biden lamented the partisanship that permeates Capitol Hill and politics writ large, telling governors at the White House that she wished more lawmakers would follow their lead. She spoke on Friday in the White House's East Room to state chief...

Jill Biden announces $100 million for 'life-changing' research and development into women's health

Feb. 21, 2024 13:52 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden on Wednesday announced $100 million in federal funding for research and development into women's health as part of a new White House initiative that she is heading up. The money is the first major deliverable of the White House Initiative on Women's...

Biden plans to welcome Kenyan president to White House for state visit in May

Feb. 16, 2024 14:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden plans to welcome Kenyan President William Ruto to the White House in May, hosting a state visit after reneging on his promise to visit Africa last year. White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre announced Friday that the visit set for May...

Jill Biden sends Valentine's Day love to Americans with an art display on the White House lawn

Feb. 14, 2024 09:37 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden once again is sending her love to Americans on Valentine's Day through an art display on the White House lawn. The first lady's “Valentine to the Country” was revealed as the sun rose on Wednesday. The installation features a large wooden red...

First lady questions whether special counsel referenced son's death to score political points

Feb. 11, 2024 11:38 AM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — First lady Jill Biden said in an email to campaign donors that she didn't know what the special counsel was trying to achieve when he suggested President Joe Biden could not remember when his son Beau died. ”We should give everyone grace, and I can’t...

Hand over heart, Biden joins grieving families of US troops killed in Jordan as remains arrive home

Feb. 02, 2024 19:30 PM EST

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. (AP) — Standing solemnly under gray skies, President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden joined grieving families at Dover Air Force Base on Friday to witness the return of three American service members killed in last weekend's drone attack in Jordan. ...

Jill Biden tells school principals 'enough is enough' while promoting a gun safety initiative

Jan. 25, 2024 17:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden on Thursday declared that “enough is enough” as she did her part to encourage school leaders to promote storing firearms safely to help protect children. Guns are the leading cause of death for American children. A new initiative...

Biden extends State of the Union invitation to a Texas woman who sued to get an abortion and lost

Jan. 24, 2024 19:36 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden have extended an invitation to attend the State of the Union address to a Texas woman who sued her state and lost over the ability to get an abortion to end a wanted pregnancy. The Texas Supreme Court denied Katie...

Biden and Harris paint Trump as freedom's enemy at abortion rally in Virginia

Jan. 23, 2024 21:35 PM EST

MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday condemned abortion bans that have increasingly endangered the health of pregnant women, forcing them to grow sicker before they can receive medical care, and he laid the blame on Donald Trump, his likely Republican challenger in this year's...