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A jazzy all-American state dinner for Chinese prez

Michelle and Barack Obama welcomed a mix of Hollywood A-listers, big business types and prominent Chinese-Americans to the White House as they threw a... Read more »

Jan. 19, 2011

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A jazzy all-American state dinner for Chinese prez

Michelle and Barack Obama welcomed a mix of Hollywood A-listers, big business types and prominent Chinese-Americans to the White House as they threw a... Read more »

Jan. 19, 2011

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Obama holding first China state dinner in 13 years

Feeling snubbed, slighted even, when he visited five years ago, Chinese President Hu Jintao is getting a do-over — plus the White House state dinner he sought... Read more »

Jan. 18, 2011

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McConnell wraps up visit to Afghanistan, Pakistan

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell wrapped up a visit Monday to Afghanistan and Pakistan, saying he was encouraged by his findings after touring the region... Read more »

Jan. 17, 2011

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Senate leaders say appointment system needs change

The Senate, in its inaugural session, rejected George Washington's nominee to be a naval officer in Savannah because the two Georgia senators wanted their guy in the... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2011

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