Obama will visit Flint, Michigan on Wednesday to meet with residents who've lived with contaminated water.
The role of the First Lady has changed dramatically depending on the woman in the office and the times in which she served.
Martha Washington said that she felt like a prisoner in the White House, while Eleanor Roosevelt relished the opportunity to advocate for women and the poor.
We talked with Dr. Myra Gutin of Rider University about the highly visible and often controversial role of First Lady.
Throughout the week, Here & Now is looking at the impact a raise in the minimum wage would have on states, the federal government and workers.