state dinner

Trumps welcome Australian PM for second official state dinner

A White House state dinner is almost always an opportunity for a president and a first lady to showcase the significance and grandeur of the White House, as well as the cultural components of the host and guest countries, their notable residents, and special flourishes -- flags, flowers, curated menu, black-tie dress code and the like.

2020 Democrats will be tripping over each other in Iowa this weekend

The race to the Iowa caucuses, now less than eight months away, gets its unofficial kick-off this weekend as nearly 20 Democratic primary candidates swarm the state, holding dozens of rallies before gathering in Cedar Rapids on Sunday to take turns pitching a crowd of state party officials, activists and organizers.