Sen. Johnny Isakson

President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks on the budget in Rose Garden of the White House on April 10,2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Dines With Republican Senators Over Steak Dinner At White House

Over a steak dinner, President Barack Obama dined with a dozen Republican senators at the White House on Wednesday evening in search of common ground on a range of issues, most notably the budget, entitlements and tax reform.


President Barack Obama is greeted by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, as he arrives at the U.S. Captiol for his third day of meetings with members of Congress on March 14, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

‘Charm Offensive’: Obama To Host GOP Senators At White House For Dinner

President Barack Obama’s “charm offensive” continues Wednesday night as he hosts Republicans senators at the White House for dinner.


Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is not far enough to the right for some conservatives. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Plans Second Dinner With Senate Republicans

President Barack Obama is keeping up his congressional charm offensive, with a second dinner with Senate Republicans planned for next month.