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Who President Obama and Michelle invited to their Super Bowl party


President Obama and First Lady Michelle are inviting members of Congress, the Obama cabinet and some soldiers injured in Iraq and Afghanistan to their Super Bowl party Sunday.

The Obamas will host seven members of Congress; six men and one female; six Democrats and on Republican. Of the cabinet level invitees, there are five men and four women.

Click below for the names.

Below, from the White House
On Sunday, the President and the First Lady will host a Super Bowl party at the White House. Attendees will include Members of Congress, Cabinet members, as well as service members who were injured in Iraq or Afghanistan and their families. This event is closed press. A list of expected attendees is below.

Members of Congress:
Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA)
Rep. Rick Boucher (D-VA)
Rep. Joseph Cao (R-LA)
Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN)
Rep. Brad Ellsworth (D-IN)
Rep. Baron Hill (D-IN)
Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)
Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT)

Cabinet Members:
Secretary Shaun Donovan
Secretary Arne Duncan
Attorney General Eric Holder
Administrator Lisa Jackson
Secretary Janet Napolitano
Ambassador Susan Rice
Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
Secretary Eric Shinseki
Secretary Tom Vilsack


Interesting group, but where is the bi-partisonship. I would expect Sec. of Defense Gates, and maybe a few republicans such as John McCain. He miss a whole much of early supper bowls while staying at the Hanio Hilton.

Poor soldiers were invited only as an exercise of the image. Sure would not feel comfortable there. Can one be annoyed and made a little rule there. I died of laughter.

One republican is invted to Obama's party. No big deal---but CNN touts this as "bi-partisan." And liberals wonder why many conservatives are skeptic about main stream media?

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