Michelle and Barack Obama are celebrating 25 years of marriage today and we couldn’t be happier for the man and woman we still deem our President and First Lady.
For eight years we were blessed to live under the leadership of the Obamas and also bear witness to their love. The Obamas’ commitment to this country could only be matched by their loyalty to one another, and so on their 25th wedding anniversary we are sharing 15 of their sweetest moments while in office.
US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle celebrate on stage after Obama delivered his acceptance speech on November 7, 2012 in Chicago. Obama swept to re-election, forging history again by transcending a slow economic recovery and the high unemployment which haunted his first term to beat Republican Mitt Romney. AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck / AFP / ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
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An adorable moment after President Obama delivered his acceptance speech in Chicago on November 7, 2012.
US President Barack Obama embraces First Lady Michelle Obama after speaking at his last campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa, on November 5, 2012. After a grueling 18-month battle, the final US campaign day arrived Monday for Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney, two men on a collision course for the world’s top job. The candidates have attended hundreds of rallies, fundraisers and town halls, spent literally billions on attack ads, ground games, and get out the vote efforts, and squared off in three intense debates. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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Barack embraces Michelle after she spoke at his last campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa, on November 5, 2012.
CHICAGO, IL – DECEMBER 8: ***EXCLUSIVE*** Democratic Senator Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle get ready at their home on December 8, 2004 in Chicago, Illinois. The Senator will give the keynote address at the Chicago Economic Club. (Photo by Charles Ommanney/Getty Images)
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Michelle helps Barack get ready to give his keynote address at the Chicago Economic Club on December 8, 2004.
DES MOINES, IA – AUGUST 16: Democratic Presidential Candidate Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) gives his wife Michelle a playful kiss as they tour the Iowa State Fair August 16, 2007 in Des Moines, Iowa. The fair runs until August 19th and is expected to draw about 1 million people. John Edwards also made a campaign stop at the fair today. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Just a little kiss on the cheek as they tour the Iowa State Fair August 16, 2007.
CHICAGO – NOVEMBER 04: U.S. President elect Barack Obama kisses his wife Michelle after Obama gave his victory speech during an election night gathering in Grant Park on November 4, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois. Obama defeated Republican nominee Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) by a wide margin in the election to become the first African-American U.S. President elect. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)
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A victory kiss after Potus’ victory speech election night November 4, 2008.
ST. PAUL, MN – JUNE 3: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) (R) and his wife Michelle Obama bump fists at an election night rally at the Xcel Energy Center June 3, 2008 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Obama clinched the Democratic presidential nomination following today’s primaries in South Dakota and Montana, although his rival Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) has not yet conceded the race. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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The notorious fist bump that proved Barack and Michelle are truly a team.
Barack Obama kisses his wife Michelle after being sworn in as the 44th US president by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts (front L) in front of the Capitol in Washington on January 20, 2009. AFP PHOTO/ TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
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A celebratory kiss the day Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States January 20, 2009.
WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 16: In this handout image provided by the White House, U.S. President Barack Obama kisses First Lady Michelle Obama for the “Kiss Cam” while Vice President Joe Biden and Malia Obama look up at the jumbotron, during the U.S. Men’s Olympic basketball team’s game against Brazil at the Verizon Center on July 16, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Pete Souza/White House Photo via Getty Images)
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Anything for the Kiss Cam
First Lady Michelle Obama (R) gestures as she looks at US President Barack Obama as they arrive to deliver remarks during a campaign event at the Alliant Energy Amphitheater in Dubuque, Iowa, August 15, 2012, during his three-day campaign bus tour across the state. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
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That look — these two couldn’t be more in sync.
WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 21: U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and first lady Michelle Obama dance during the Commander in Chief Inaugural Ball at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. President Obama was sworn in for his second term earlier in the day. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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The Obamas slow dance at the Inaugural Ball marking Barack’s second term January 21, 2013.
Democratic presidential candidate US Senator Barack Obama hugs his wife Michelle while meeting families during a picnic at a park in Noblesville, Indiana, May 03, 2008. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand / AFP / EMMANUEL DUNAND (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)
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Genuine laughter while meeting with families in Noblesville, Indiana, May 03, 2008.
WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 21: U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama dance together during The Inaugural Ball at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on January 21, 2013 in Washington, United States. (Photo by Michael Kovac/WireImage)
Do you see how he’s looking at her?
US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama dance during the Midwestern Regional Inaugural Ball at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, January 20, 2009. Obama was sworn in as the 44th US president earlier in the day. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB / AFP / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
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FLOTUS and POTUS during their first Inaugural Ball January 20, 2009.
CHICAGO, IL – NOVEMBER 06: U.S. President Barack Obama stands on stage with first lady Michelle Obama after his victory speech on election night at McCormick Place November 6, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Obama won reelection against Republican candidate, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Another sweet embrace.
Former President Barack Obama(C)kisses the hand of Michelle Obamaas they walk with President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump(L) before departing the US Capitol after inauguration ceremonies at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2017. / AFP / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
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Barack steeling a moment with his wife at the Inauguration of Trump.