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President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande during a welcoming  ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 11, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

American Taxpayers Have Shelled Out Nearly $2 Million For State Dinners Under Obama

American taxpayers are opening up their collective wallets to fund White House state dinners.


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State Dinner Menu: Beef, Caviar and Mary J. Blige

A slab of dry-aged rib eye beef, American caviar and salad representing the first lady’s garden will be on the four-course menu for the elegant state dinner being given by President Barack Obama for French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday.


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Obama Books John Legend And Mumford & Sons To Play State Dinner

There’s something special for the Obamas and something special for the Camerons in the entertainment lineup for Wednesday’s state dinner for the British prime minister and his wife.