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Obama Hosts Iftar Dinner, Notes Thomas Jefferson's Koran
by Bridget Johnson
The Romney campaign let loose with the announcement that their VP pick would soon be announced late Friday night, just as President Obama's Iftar dinner was still settling.
Obama hosted the Ramadan dinner at the White House after sundown, serving garden salad, thyme-roasted natural chicken, farmstand vegetable ratatouille, and vanilla peach sesame halvah crunch to guests who had been fasting all day.
Attendees includes the two Muslim members of Congress, Reps. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) and Andre Carson (D-Ind.). Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), whose district includes part of Dearborn, Mich., also came.
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