Nia-Malika Henderson

White House correspondent

Nia-Malika Henderson appears in the following:

The Obamas Host First State Dinner

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

The hottest ticket in Washington D.C. tonight will be the White House state dinner honoring Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. It's the first such event for President and Mrs. Obama, who are putting their own stamp on the event. The guest list includes Hollywood directors Steven Spielberg and M. Night Shyamalan, and the menu will reportedly incorporate honey from the White House beehive. For more details on tonight's fête, we speak with Nia-Malika Henderson, White House reporter for Politico.

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Déjà Vu: The First Lady for Health Care

Friday, September 18, 2009

In a flashback to the '90s, when then–First Lady Hilary Clinton went out and stumped for health care reform, new First Lady Michelle Obama starts hawking health care today. She'll pitch herself as a soccer mom who gets what families need from their insurance plans. And, though the tactic is different, it's hard not to hear echoes of Hillarycare. We speak to former Clinton Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers and Nia-Malika Henderson, White House reporter for Politico, to ask: How do first ladies fit into health care reform, and are there lessons to be learned from the Clinton White House? 


The Obama family goes to Washington

Monday, January 05, 2009

With the presidential inauguration just a few weeks away, the Obama family has moved to Washington, D.C., and the city is gearing up for the largest inauguration ever. Can the city handle the expected hundreds of thousands of inauguration goers? Nia Henderson, the White House correspondent for, joins us to let us know what we can expect from the inauguration.

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