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Half of Obama's Cabinet coming over for the Super Bowl

By Ed O'Keefe

Nine Cabinet secretaries and several lawmakers will join President and Mrs. Obama to watch Sunday's Super Bowl, the White House said Friday.

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, United Nations Ambassador Susan E. Rice, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki and Agriculture Secretary >Tom Vilsack will join the first couple for the big game. (No word if they're bringing their significant others or who's bringing the chips and dip.)

Reps. Xavier Becerra (D-Calif.), Rick Boucher (D-Va.), Joseph Cao (R-La.), Andre Carson (D-Ind.), Brad Ellsworth (D-Ind.), Baron Hill (D-Ind.), Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) and Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-Conn.) are also slated to join the party. Cao, Carson, Ellsworth and Hill hail from Super Bowl states Louisiana and Indiana, home to the New Orleans Saints and Indianapolis Colts.

Veterans injured in Iraq or Afghanistan and their families will also attend Sunday's party.

By Ed O'Keefe  | February 6, 2010; 7:00 AM ET
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Need to ,next time, Lead Off with the fact that the Veterans and their families are attending, them go into the list!

We have two long ongoing occupations Still on and they are suffering much more then the cabinet members and families!

Posted by: jmstaro | February 6, 2010 5:00 PM | Report abuse

The region is paralyzed. How are the chosen people getting to the White House?

Posted by: member8 | February 6, 2010 5:55 PM | Report abuse

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Posted by: henryjose06 | February 7, 2010 1:04 AM | Report abuse

obama holding a ganola super bowl party .best selection of fruits ,nuts and flakes mix
i wonder while the rest of the nation is broke and eating hot dogs if obummer is having his favorite over $100 a lb imported KOLBI BEEF AGAIN.

Posted by: dagner49 | February 7, 2010 3:10 AM | Report abuse

So how are they getting there?

...Crickets chirping...

Posted by: member8 | February 7, 2010 6:43 PM | Report abuse

And who is paying for this party? Taxpayers?

Posted by: highwaybluesoccer | February 8, 2010 1:19 AM | Report abuse

...Crickets chirping...

Posted by: member8 | February 10, 2010 1:06 PM | Report abuse

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