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Michelle and Barack Obama with Valerie Jarrett at the Chicago Urban League Annual Golden Fellowship Dinner, November 2005. (Courtesy Valerie Jarrett)

Before she became the longest-serving White House adviser ever, Valerie Jarrett was a shy, bullied girl. She tells us about her new memoir, “Finding My Voice.”

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Valerie Jarrett speaks at the Chicago Network Women's annual Women in the Forefront lunch in 2017. (Courtesy of The Chicago Network)

In response to Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet, the former senior advisor to President Barack Obama said, “We need to turn it into a teaching moment.”

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Valerie Jarrett (Courtesy of The Chicago Network)

In her first speech since leaving the White House, the former senior adviser to President Barack Obama shares lessons she’s learned throughout her career. 

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President Obama's senior advisor Valerie Jarrett sounds off on what it took for Chicago to land the Obama Presidential Library and Foundation. Paris Schutz has the details. 

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Jodi Kantor. Image credit: Juliana Sohn

Michelle Obama turns 48 today. What's life like for the first lady? A controversial new book chronicles her life in the White House. Author Jodi Kantor talks about The Obamas.