Local couples dine with Obama

Posted March 14, 2012

— Two couples from the Triangle attended Wednesday night's State Dinner at the White House.

John and Lou Crumpler from Durham and Mike and Joelle Ramos from Chapel Hill dined with President Barack Obama and other dignitaries.

Obama was hosting the formal dinner in honor of British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife.


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  • xxxxxxxxxxxxx Mar 16, 2012

    What are you all having for dinner - sour grapes?

  • Elvisisdead Mar 16, 2012

    It is a great honor to have dinner with this, or any U.S. president.I think it's great. Oh, and I would especially enjoying dinning with this president.

  • sunshine1040 Mar 16, 2012

    Big deal did the Obama,s also pay for transortation hotel hairdresser and clothing. No then I could not go even if I wanted to which I di not I have a better use for my time and money, I had dinner with soe one I care about .My family

  • Grandpeople Mar 16, 2012

    I DON'T CARE. If they are dishonest as he, then they should be together. I don't want to be in the same state as they are let alone at a dinner tht I am paying for with MY taxes. Go Basketball prez go.

  • aquamarine46 Mar 15, 2012

    THAT is an invitation I would have turned down in a flash!!! I can think of many more people I had rather dine with.

  • ttc248 Mar 15, 2012

    Who paid? The same people who paid for food at drinks for every other State Dinner hosted by every other President.

  • too-obvious Mar 15, 2012

    so what...woppiedi do, i am jealous

  • wineandheels Mar 15, 2012

    we do!

  • littleriver69 Mar 15, 2012

    Who pays for all the food and drinks??