First lady Michelle Obama vis­its Let­ter­man show

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NEW YORK | First lady Michelle Obama said she thought for sure her cover was blown dur­ing an un­der­cover visit to a Tar­get store last year when a woman ap­proached her in the de­ter­gent aisle.

But the first lady told David Let­ter­man on Mon­day the woman only wanted help with a pack­age she couldn’t reach.

Dur­ing Mrs. Obama’s visit to CBS’ “Late Show with David Let­ter­man,” her host held up a picture of her af­ter she put on sun­glasses and a base­ball cap to try to visit a Washington-area store last Septem­ber.

Mrs. Obama said the woman ap­par­ently was obliv­i­ous of the fact she had asked a fa­vor of the first lady and said “you didn’t have to make it look so easy” af­ter the de­ter­gent was re­trieved.

Prose­cu­tors also asked for an or­der lim­it­ing any men­tion be­fore the jury of pos­si­ble pend­ing con­tempt charges against for­mer Ed­wards’ aide An­drew Young stem­ming from a law­suit over pos­ses­sion of a sex tape made by the can­di­date’s mis­tress. Mr. Young is ex­pected to be a key wit­ness for prose­cu­tors against Mr. Ed­wards, who has pleaded not guilty to charges re­lated to cam­paign fi­nance vi­o­la­tions. 2008 fi­nan­cial cri­sis.

It could cost nearly $200 bil­lion more to sup­port the com­pa­nies through 2014 af­ter sub­tract­ing div­i­dend pay­ments, ac­cord­ing to the Fed­eral Hous­ing Fi­nance Agency, the gov­ern­ment reg­u­la­tor that over­sees Fan­nie and Fred­die.

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