Tales from the Trail

Partisan politics at the state dinner party

By Reuters Staff
January 20, 2011

streisandReuters’ Wendell Marsh was there as the guests arrived for President Obama’s state dinner honoring Chinese President Hu Jintao.

Hu’s state dinner menu as American as apple pie – corrected

January 20, 2011

USA-CHINA

The White House usually pays tribute to its state dinner guests by planning menus that pay homage to the visitors’ country.  But the Chinese delegation wanted an American experience — which they are getting in spades on Monday Wednesday night.