Obama Hosts German Chancellor Angela Merkel For Official Visit To Washington

From right, U.S. President Barack Obama, Angela Merkel, chancellor of Germany, First Lady Michelle Obama and Joachim Sauer, Merkel's husband, poses for a portrait at the White House on June 7, 2011 in Washington, DC. 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.
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