WASHINGTON - JUNE 7: Senate Minority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and his wife Elaine L. Chao arrive at the White House June 7, 2011 in Washington, DC. Guests arrived to attend a state ... more 
WASHINGTON - JUNE 7: Senate Minority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and his wife Elaine L. Chao arrive at the White House June 7, 2011 in Washington, DC. Guests arrived to attend a state dinner being held by the Obama's for German Chancellor Angela Merkel. This is the first official visit by a European leader to the White House since Obama became president. Merkel will be presented with the 2010 Medal of Freedom at a state dinner tonight. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images) less 
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