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Game day at the White House

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to watch the Super Bowl with the president

Originally Published: February 7, 2011
By Michael Wilbon | ESPN.com

WASHINGTON -- There were Terrible Towels being waved and what appeared to be a Cheesehead or two. The folks in the Packers jerseys seemed to be clustered at one end, quite a few tables away from people wearing Steelers jerseys, most of them seated a safe distance away in what amounted to a neutral corner. The room -- purported to be the largest in the White House, the East Room, the one with the Gilbert Stuart-painted portrait of George Washington that was saved from the 1814 fire -- was filled ...

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