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Expected Attendees at Tonight's State Dinner

Below is a list of expected attendees at tonight’s State Dinner. Attached are details about the State Dinner, also available here: http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/uploads/germany_state_visit.pdf.

THE PRESIDENT and MRS. OBAMA

Her Excellency Dr. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany
Professor Dr. Joachim Sauer

Ms. Naomi Aberly, Dallas, TX
Mr. Larry Lebowitz
 
Mr. Jeremy Alters, Hallandale Beach, FL
Ms. Lina Guerrero, Miami, FL
 
Mr. Leo Apotheker, Palo Alto, CA
 
The Honorable Jorg Asmussen, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Finance, Washington, DC
 
Mr. Mark Ayers, Alexandria, VA
Mrs. Deborah Ayers
 
Mr. Stewart W Bainum, Chevy Chase, MD
Mrs. Sandra Bainum
 
The Honorable Tom Barrett, Mayor of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
Mrs. Kris Barrett
 
The Honorable Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Vice President of the United States
Dr. Jill Biden, Spouse of the Vice President of the United States
 
Mr. David Billings, Washington, DC
Mrs. Rebecca Goodhart
 
Mr. Stephen Bittel, Miami Beach, FL
Mrs. Sabine Bittel, Coconut Grove, FL
 
The Honorable Antony Blinken, Deputy Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor to the Vice President, Office of the Vice President, Washington, DC
 
Ms. Sara Bloomfield, Washington, DC
 
Professor Dr. Wolfgang Bohmer, Former Minister-President of Saxony-Anhalt
 
Mr. Volker Bouffier, Minister-President of Hessen
 
Mr. Ulrich Braess, Washington, DC
Mrs. Dorothea Braess
 
The Honorable John Brennan, Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, National Security Council, Washington, DC
Mrs. Katherine Brennan
 
Mr. Robert E Buccini, Wilmington, DE
Mrs. Elizabeth Buccini
 
The Honorable William Burns, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC
 
General James E Cartwright, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Fort Myer, VA
 
Mr. Robert Clark, St. Louis, MO
Ms. Raschelle Burton
 
The Honorable Hillary R. Clinton, Secretary, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC
 
The Honorable Daniel Coats, United States Senator
Mrs. Marsha Coats, Spouse of United States Senator
 
Mr. John Cooney, Chicago, IL
Mrs. Barbara Cooney
 
The Honorable Tom Corbett, Governor of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA
 
The Honorable Jon Corzine, Former Governor of New Jersey
Mrs. Sharon Corzine
 
Ms. Sevim Dagdelen, Member of the Federal Parliament, The Left, Washington, DC
 
The Honorable William Daley, Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, Washington, DC
Ms. Bernadette Keller
 
H.E. Dr. Thomas de Maiziere, Federal Minister of Defense
 
General Martin Dempsey, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army, Fort Myers, VA
Mrs. Deanie Dempsey
 
Mr. Kai Diekmann, Editor in Chief Bild/Bild am Sonntag
 
Mr. E.J. Dionne, Bethesda, MD
Ms. Mary Boyle
 
The Honorable Thomas Donilon, Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor, NSC, Washington, DC
Ms. Cathy Russell, Chief of Staff to Dr. Jill Biden
 
Mr. Kirk Dornbush, Atlanta, GA
Mrs. Barb Dornbush
 
Mr. William Drozdiak, New York, NY
Ms. Natalia Drozdiak, Bridgehampton, NY
 
Mr. David Duffy, North Kingstown, RI
Mrs. Heidi Duffy
 
Mrs. Leni Eccles, Belvedere, CA
Ms. Norma Douglas, Sun Valley, ID
 
Ms. Susan Eisenhower, Washington, DC
Mr. Bucky Clarkson, Jacksonville, FL
 
Mr. Christoph Eschenbach, Washington, DC
Ms. Jeanette Weaver Ruesch, Chevy Chase, MD
 
Mr. Richard Fante, AstraZeneca, Newtown Square, PA
Mrs. Janine Fante
 
Dr. Daniel E Fass, Klapper and Fass, Scarsdale, NY
Mrs. Jessica Fass, Riverside, CT
 
Mr. Otto Fricke, Member of the German Bundestag, CDU/CSU
 
H.E. Dr Hans-Peter Friedrich, Federal Minister of the Interior
 
Mrs. Carol Fulp, Oak Bluffs, MA
Mr. Bernie Fulp, Boston, MA
 
Mr. Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles, CA
Ms. Amy Wakeland
 
The Honorable Timothy F. Geithner, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC
Mrs. Carole Geithner, Spouse of The Honorable Timothy Geithner
 
Mr. Robert J Gillette, Tempe, AZ
Ms. Lisa Bunch, Phoenix, AZ
 
The Honorable Austan Goolsbee, Chair, Council of Economic Advisors, Washington, DC
Mrs. Robin Goolsbee
 
The Honorable Philip Gordon, Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC
Mrs. Rachel Gordon
 
Mr. Thomas Gottschalk, Master of Ceremonies of TV Show
 
Dr. Emily Haber, Political Director of the Federal Foreign Office
 
Mr. Robert D Hansen, Midland, MI
Mrs. Kathleen L Hansen
 
Mr. Thomas Hesse, New York, NY
Ms. Gwendolyn Bellmann
 
Dr. Christoph R Heusgen, Advisor to the Chancellor, Washington, DC
 
Mr. Bruce Heyman, Chicago, IL
Mrs. Vicki Heyman
 
Mr. Doug T Hickey, San Francisco, CA
Ms. Dawn Ross
 
Mr. James Hoffa, Washington, DC
Ms. Meaghan Wolff
 
Ms. Kate Hughes, Princeton, NJ
Mr. Robert J Del Tufo
 
Mr. Helmut Jahn, Chicago, IL
Mrs. Deborah L Jahn
 
The Honorable Valerie Jarrett, Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor, Washington, DC
 
Professor Dr. Hans-Peter Keitel, President, Federation of German Industry
 
Mr. Craig Kennedy, Washington, DC
Ms. Karen Guberman
 
Ms. Lena Kennedy, Pasadena, CA
Ms. Teena Hostovich, La Canada, CA 
 
Mrs. Katja Keul, Member of Parliament, Alliance 90/The Greens
 
Mr. Klaus Kleinfeld, Port Chester, NY
Mrs. Birgit Kleinfeld
 
Mrs. Freya Klier, Author
 
Mr. Jurgen Klinsmann, German Football Manager and Former Player
 
The Honorable Amy Klobuchar, United States Senator
Mr. John Bessler, United States Senate Spouse
 
Dr. Hans-Ulrich Klose, Member of the German Bundestag, CDU/CSU
 
Mr. Stefan Kornelius, Washington, DC
 
Dr. Bernhard Kotsch, Deputy Head of the Chancellor’s Office
 
Mr. David Leonhardt, Bethesda, MD
Mrs. Laura Leonhardt
 
Mr. Daniel Libeskind, New York, NY
Ms. Nina Lewis-Libeskind
 
Mr. Bryan Lourd, Beverly Hills, CA
Mr. Bruce Bozzi, Los Angleles, CA
 
The Honorable Nita Lowey, United States Representative
Mr. Stephen Lowey, United States Representative Spouse
 
Mr. Noah Mamet, Marina Del Rey, CA
Ms. Jennifer P Lindberg, Los Angeles, CA 
 
The Honorable Capricia Penavic Marshall, Chief of Protocol, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC
 
Ms. Marissa Mayer, San Francisco, CA
Mr. Zachary Bogue
 
The Honorable Mitch McConnell, United States Senator, Republican Leader
The Honorable Ms. Elaine L. Chao, Spouse of United States Senator
 
Mr. Robert A McDonald, Cincinnati, OH
Mrs. Diane McDonald
 
The Honorable Denis McDonough, Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor, NSC, Washington, DC
Mrs. Karin McDonough
 
The Honorable Gregory W. Meeks, United States Representative
Mrs. Simone-Marie Meeks, Spouse of United States Representative
 
Ms. Darlene M Miller, Burnsville, MN
Ms. Terry Lee Strout, Minneapolis, MN
 
The Honorable Karen Mills, Administrator, Small Business Administration, Washington, DC
 
The Honorable Norman Y. Mineta, Edgewater, MD
Mrs. Deni D. Mineta
 
Ms. Elizabeth Mohn, Washington, DC
Mr. Markus Dohle
 
Mr. Andreas Muhe, Photographer
 
Mr. Stefan Muller, Member of the German Bundestag, CDU/CSU
 
The Honorable Philip Murphy, U.S. Ambassador to Germany, State Department, Washington, DC
Mrs. Tammy Murphy
 
The Honorable Thomas Nides, Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources, Department of State, Washington, DC
Ms. Virginia Moseley
 
The Honorable Samuel Nunn, Washington, DC
Mrs. Colleen Nunn, Atlanta, GA
 
Mr. Samuel Palmisano, Armonk, NY
 
The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, United States Representative, Democratic Leader
Mr. Paul Pelosi, Spouse of United States Representative
 
Mr. Antonio M Perez, Rochester, NY
Mrs. Lori Perez, Pittsford, NY
 
The Honorable David Plouffe, Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor, Washington, DC
Ms. Olivia Morgan
 
Mr. Douglas Rediker, Washington, DC
 
The Honorable Bruce Reed, Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, Office of the Vice President, Washington, DC
Ms. Bonnie LePard
 
The Honorable Susan Rice, United States Ambassador to the United Nations, New York, NY
Mr. Ian Cameron
 
The Honorable John G. Roberts, The Chief Justice of the United States
Mrs. Jane Roberts
 
Mr. James Rogers, Charlotte, NC
Mrs. Mary Anne Rogers
 
Dr. Irene B Rosenfeld, Northfield, IL
Mr. Richard Illgen, Kenilworth, IL
 
H.E. Dr Philipp Rosler, Federal Minister of Economics and Technology
 
Ms. Diane Sawyer, New York, NY
 
His Excellency Dr. Klaus Scharioth, Germany’s Ambassador to the United States, Washington, DC
Mrs. Ulrike Scharioth
 
H.E. Dr. Wolfgang Schauble, Federal Minister of Finance
 
Mr. Eric Schmidt, Mountain View, CA
 
Mr. Olaf Scholz, First Mayor of Hamburg
 
Mr. Jurgen Schulz, Head of Division, Federal Chancellery
 
Mr. Jon Schumacher, Saint Paul, MN
Ms. Mary J Briggs
 
Mr. Jerry Seib, Chevy Chase, MD
Ms. Barbara Rosewicz
 
The Honorable Steffen Seibert, State Secretary, Spokesman of the Federal Government
 
The Honorable Jeanne Shaheen, United States Senator
Mr. William Shaheen, Spouse of United States Senator
 
Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for European Affairs, NSC, Washington, DC
Dr. Jeffrey Randall
 
The Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC
Mrs. Patty Shinseki, Spouse of The Honorable Eric Shinseki
 
The Honorable Jim Steinberg, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC
Ms. Sherburne B. Abbott
 
The Honorable Ellen Tauscher, Undersecretary for Arms Control and International Security Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC
Mr. James Cieslak
 
Mr. James Taylor, Burbank, CA
Mrs. Caroline Taylor
 
The Honorable Tina Tchen, Chief of Staff, Office of the First Lady, Washington, DC
 
Dr. Steven L Ullestad, Northeastern Iowa Synod, Cedar Falls, IA
Mrs. Ruth Ullestad
 
Mr. Bernd Ulrich, Deputy Editor in Chief of Weekly Newspaper Die Zeit
 
Mr. Arnold Vaatz, Member of the German Bundestag, CDU/CSU
 
The Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC
 
The Honorable Debbie Wasserman Schultz, United States Representative
Mr. Steven Schultz, Spouse of United States Representative
 
Mr. Perry Weitz, Huntington Bay, NY
Mrs. Felicia Weitz
 
H.E. Dr. Guido Westerwelle, Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs

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