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Obama's State Dinner: The Guest List


The White House has released a list of the guests expected to attendtonight's state dinner honoring Mexico's President Felipe Calderon. The list includes politicians, celebrities and other notable individuals.

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Here is the full list of expected attendees, as provided by the White House:

The President and First Lady Michelle Obama

His Excellency Felipe Calderon Hinojosa, President of Mexico, and Mrs. Margarita Zavala

Mr. Michael Adler, Miami Beach, Fla.
Mrs. Judy Adler

Mr. Javier Alatorre, Mexico

Mr. Will Allen, Growing Power, Oak Creek, Wis.
Ms. Cynthia Allen

Ms. Adrienne Arsht, Washington

The Honorable David Axelrod, White House Communications
Mrs. Susan Axelrod

The Honorable Xavier Becerra, House of Representatives (D-Calif.)
Dr. Carolina Reyes

The Honorable Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Vice President of the United States
Dr. Jill Biden

Mr. Dennis Blair, Director, Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Mrs. Diane Blair

The Honorable Antony Blinken, Deputy Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor, Office of the Vice President

The Honorable Cory Booker, Mayor of Newark, Newark, N.J.
Ms. Gayle King, New York

The Honorable John Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Deputy National Security Advisor for Counterterrorism, Homeland Security Council
Mrs. Katherine Brennan

Mr. Lindsey Buss, President and CEO, Martha's Table, Washington
Mrs. Betina Franceschini

Mr. Charles Cawley, Camden, Maine
Mrs. Julie Cawley

Mr. Kenneth Chenault, Amex, New York
Mrs. Kathryn Chenault

The Honorable Steven Chu, Secretary of the Department of Energy, Washington
Mrs. Jean Chu

The Honorable Hillary R. Clinton, Secretary of State

Secretary Ernesto Cordero, Secretary of Finance and Public Credit

Mr. Shani Davis, Chicago
Mr. Jae Su Chun

Mr. Jose Diaz-Balart, Telemundo, Hialeah, Fla.
Mrs. Brenda Diaz-Balart

The Honorable Chris Dodd, United States Senate (D-Conn.)
Mrs. Jackie Clegg Dodd

The Honorable Thomas Donilon, Assistant to the President, Deputy National Security Adviser, NSC
Ms. Cathy Russell, Chief of Staff to Dr. Jill Biden

Ms. Maria Elena Durazo, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, Los Angeles
Mr. Henry Tamarin, Chicago

Mr. Don Edwards, Chicago
Mrs. Anne Edwards

Mr. Carlos Elizondo Mayer-Serra, Mexico

The Honorable Rahm Emanuel, Chief of Staff to the President
Ms. Amy Rule

Mr. John B Emerson, Beverly Hills, Calif.
Ms. Kimberly K Marteau

Ambassador Patricia Espinosa Cantellano, Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Mexico

Ms. Giselle Fernandez, Los Angeles
Ms. Karen Gordon

Mr. Jorge Fernsndez Menendez, Mexico

Ms. Patricia Flores, Head of the Office of the President, Mexico

Mr. David Friedman, Longmont, Colo.
Ms. Shawna Friedman

The Honorable Mike Froman, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs, NSC
Ms. Nancy Goodman

The Honorable Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense, Washington
Mrs. Becky Gates

The Honorable Timothy F. Geithner, Secretary of the Treasury, Washington
Mrs. Carole Geithner

Mr. Leo Gerard, President, United Steel Workers, Washington
Mr. Gerald Fernandez

Ms. Whoopi Goldberg, Whoop Productions, New York
Mr. Thomas Leonardis

Ms. Maria Maria, Mary's Center, Washington
Mr. Michael Rexrode

Secretary Fernando Gomez Mont, Mexican Interior Secretary

Mr. James Gorman, Morgan Stanley, New York
Mrs. Penny Gorman

Mr. Joe Hansen, President, United Food and Commercial Workers Int'l, Washington
Ms. Bonnie Lou Ladin

Ms. Jane Hartley, CEO, Observatory Group, New York
Mr. Ralph Schlosstein, New York

The Honorable Eric Holder, United States Attorney General, Department of Justice, Washington
Dr. Sharon Malone, MD

The Honorable Steny Hoyer, United States Representative (D-Md.)
Ms. Kathleen May

Ms. Dolores C Huerta, Delores Huerta Foundation, Bakersfield, Calif.

The Honorable Valerie Jarrett, Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor

Mr. James L Jones
Mrs. Diane Jones, McLean, Va.

The Honorable Tim Kaine, Richmond, Va.
Ms. Anne Holton

Justice Anthony Kennedy, Washington
Mrs. Mary Kennedy

The Honorable Pat Kennedy, Under Secretary, Management, U.S. Department of State, Washington
Ms. Elizabeth Swope

The Honorable R. Gil Kerlikowske, Washington
Ms. Anna Laszlo

The Honorable Ron Kirk, USTR, Washington
Ms. Elizabeth A Kirk

The Honorable Raymond LaHood, Secretary of the Department of Transportation, Washington
Mrs. Kathy LaHood

Mr. David C Lizarraga, Los Angeles
Mrs. Yvonne Lizarraga

Ms. Eva Longoria-Parker, Los Angeles
Mr. David Figueroa, Pasadena, Calif.

Mr. George Lopez, Los Angeles
Mrs. Ann M Lopez, Toluca Lake, Calif.

Mr. Joaquin Lopez Doriga, Mexico

Ms. Monica Lozano, Publisher, La Opinion, Los Angeles
Mr. David Ayon

The Honorable Capricia Marshall, Chief of Protocol, U.S. Department of State, Washington

The Honorable Iris Martinez, Hispanic Caucus Chair, Chicago

Mr. Tony Martinez, Brownsville, Texas
Mrs. Carla Martinez

Mr. Thomas F. McLarty, President, McLarty Associates, Washington

Mr. Eliseo Medina, Oxnard, Calif.
Ms. Liza Medina

The Honorable Robert Menendez, United States Senate (D-N.J.)
Ms. Gwendolyn Beck

The Honorable Jim Messina, Office of Chief of Staff
Ms. Ana Elizabeth Himelic

Dr. Mario Molina, Department of Chemistry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, Calif.
Ms. Guadalupe Limon

Mr. Brian Moynihan, Bank of America, Boston
Ms. Susan Berry

Admiral Michael G Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Arlington, Va.
Mrs. Deborah Mullen

The Honorable Cecilia Munoz, Office of Intergovernmental Affairs

The Honorable Janet Napolitano, Secretary, Department of Homeland Security, Washington

Senator Carlos Navarrete, President of the Senate, Mexico

Mr. Kevin O'Reilly, Director for North America, National Security Staff, NSC

The Honorable Peter Orszag, Director, Office of Management & Budget
Ms. Bianna Golodryga

Mrs. Valerie Owens, Kennett Square, Penn.
Mr. Jack Owens

Congresswoman Beatriz Paredes, President of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), Mexico

The Honorable Carlos Pascual, Ambassador to Mexico
Ms. Gabriela Rojas Jimenez

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, United States Representative and Speaker of the House
Mr. Paul Pelosi

The Honorable Federico Pena, Denver
Ms. Neila J Pena

The Honorable John Perez, Speaker of the House, State of California, Sacramento, Calif.
Mr. Jason Seifer

Mr. Victor Perez, Hoy, Chicago
Miss Agape Pappas

Congressman Francisco Ramirez Acuna, President of the House of Representatives, Mexico

Mr. Jorge Ramos, Univision, Miami

The Honorable Harry Reid, United States Senate (D-Nev.)
Mrs. Landra Reid

Mr. Dan Restrepo, Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs, NSA, Washington

The Honorable Silvestre Reyes, United States Representative (D-Texas)
Mrs. Carolina Reyes

The Honorable Susan Rice, United States Ambassador to the United Nations, New York
Mr. Ian Cameron, New York

The Honorable Bill Richardson, Governor of New Mexico, Santa Fe, N.M.
Ms. Vesta Richardson

Mrs. Marian Robinson

Mr. Reynaldo Robledo, CEO Robledo Vineyards Managment, LLC, Mexico

Mr. Luis Rubio, Mexico

Mr. Jesse Ruiz, Dinker Biddle and Reath LLP, Chicago
Mrs. Michele Ilene Ruiz

Secretary Gerardo Ruiz Mateos, Secretary of Economy

The Honorable Kenneth Salazar, Secretary of the Department of the Interior, Washington

Mrs. Maria Elena Salinas, Univision, Miami
Mr. Manuel Machado

Mr. Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, Florham Park, N.J.
D'Brickashaw Ferguson

Mr. Arturo Sarukahn, Ambassador, Embassy of Mexico, Washington
Mrs. Veronica Valencia-Sarukhan

Mr. Scott Schenkelberg, Executive Director, Miriam's Kitchen, Washington
Mrs. Susan Gillespie

The Honorable Susan Sher, Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to the First Lady

Mr. Carlos Slim, America Movil, Inbursa, Grupo Carso, Mexico

The Honorable Hilda L. Solis, Secretary of Labor, Department of Labor, Washington
Mr. Sam Sayyad, El Monte, Calif.

Mr. Andy Spahn, Los Angeles
Jennifer L Perry

The Honorable Jim Steinberg, Deputy Secretary of State, Washington
Ms. Sherburne B. Abbott

Mr. Tom Strickland, Chief of Staff, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington
The Honorable (Dr.) Larry Summers, Director, National Economic Council
Ruth Summers

The Honorable Mona Sutphen, Office of Chief of Staff, West Wing, Washington
Mr. Clyde Williams

Ms. Ana Claudia Talancon, Mexico

Mr. Dennis Toner, Wilmington, Del.
Mrs. Ann Toner

Mr. Robert I Unanue, President, Goya Foods, Secaucus, N.J.
Ms. Elizabeth Unanue

Mr. Guillermo Valdes, Director General of the Center for Investigation and National Security (CISEN), Mexico

The Honorable Arturo A. Valenzuela, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington
Ms. Kathryne Mudge

Mr. Arturo Vargas, Executive Director, National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials, Los Angeles
Mrs. Maria Vargas

The Honorable Nydia Velazquez, United States Representative (D-N.Y.)
Mr. Dennis Rivera

The Honorable Antonio Villaraigosa, Mayor, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles
Ms. Prisila Rodriguez

Mrs. Alexa Wesner, Austin, Texas
Mr. Blaine Wesner, Reston, Va.

Mr. Frank White, Jr., Washington
Ms. Sylvia Denise Davis

Mr. Wellington Wilson, Olympia Fields, Ill.
Mrs. Kaye Wilson

Mr. Robert Wolf, Purchase, N.Y.
Mrs. Carol Wolf

Mr. Lorenzo Zambrano, CEO CEMEX, Mexico

Mr. John Zidich, Arizona Republic, Phoenix
Mrs. Pamela Zidich

The seating chart for the head table, beginning with Mr. Obama and moving to his right:

The Honorable Barack Obama
First Lady Margarita Zavala
Mr. David Lizarraga
Mrs. Mary Kennedy
Ms. Maria Elena Durazo
Mr. Jason Seifer
Mrs. Landra Reid
Mr. Henry Tamarin
Ms. Maria Elena Salinas
Mr. Frederico Pena
First Lady Michelle Obama
His Excellency Felipe Calderon Hinojosa
Ms. Dolores Huerta
Justice Anthony Kennedy
Mrs. Priscilla Lizarraga
Senator Iris Martinez (D-Ill.)
Senator Harry Reid (D-Nev.)
Mrs. Nelia Pena
The Honorable John Perez
Representative Nydia Velazquez (D-N.Y.)